Guidance Department

540-268-2107 Fax



EMHS CEEB code: 472070

Guidance Staff

 Kathy Wilson-Klatka  Guidance Counselor
 Phyllis Meredith   Guidance Assistant
Larry Lowe Student Services Coordinator 


MCPS Program of Studies-click here

EMHS School Profile-click here

Career and Academic Curriculum Information


  Click here: Current Scholarships 2019-2020        

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  • Download "scholly" an app for your phone that helps you find available scholarships

  • Scholarship reviews...learn about the best sites to go to and more.....

College Information Sessions - Please sign up in guidance       
      Roanoke College ~ Wednesday, September 3 @  8:15 a.m.   
      Virginia Tech ~ Wednesday, September 4 @ 10:00 a.m.
      Emory & Henry College ~ Tuesday, September 17 @ 2:00 p.m.
      Radford University ~ Monday, September 23 @ 1:00 p.m.
      Hollins University ~ Wednesday, September 25 @ 8:30 a.m.
      University of VA ~ Thursday, October 3 @ 1:00 p.m.
      Bridgewater College ~ Thursday, October 10 @ 8:30 a.m.
      Ferrum College ~ Thursday, October 17 @ 12:30 p.m.

RU Onsite Application Review - November 12. Applications need to be submitted by October 28.
VT Onsite Application Review - November 20. Applications need to be submitted by November 1.
Super FAFSA - Saturday, October 12th from 9 a.m. to noon in EMHS Library

ACCE Application
A program that helps students attend college at NRCC debt free. This program is sponsored by MCPS and NRCC. Application will be available later in fall 2019.
Important Senior Links 

Miscellaneous Links


  • Virginia Space Consortium ~ Pathways Flight Academies, Virginia Space Coast Scholars, Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars 
  • Duke University Summer Session’s 2020 Programs NOW LIVE!
    • Students who want to:seeking to gain academic credit from renowned Duke faculty or interested in engaging deeply with a particular subject.

    • hoping to spend your summer enjoying residential activities on Duke’s historic West Campus.
    • seeking to prepare for college and to create an international network of peers.

    Congress-Bundstag Youth Exchange

    This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in German culture by living with a host family and attending a local high school. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, between the ages of 15 and 18.5 on August 1 at the time the program begins, has a GPA of 3.0 or higher. More information is available at

    American Legion Oratorical Contest: The American Legion is sponsoring “a constitutional speech contest”. The purpose is to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students.If you are interested, please visit the website,, for more information.

    VT Summer Engineering Pathways for Future Engineers. This opportunity is  for current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students who are interested in engineering. Click here for more information.

    Science Camps at Virginia Tech. Explore the world of science through action-packed, fun, thought-provoking summer camps in the College of Science at Virginia Tech. In our camps, you can DO science— carry out experiments, work with cutting-edge technology, and solve real-life problems. Click here for more information.

    Hollinsummer Program 2020. Explore science, theatre, horseback riding, and entrepreneur ideas this summer at Hollins University. This is a residential opportunity for high school girls. Click here for more information.

    Va State Parks Youth Conservation Crewmember. 3 week program, learn about environmental stewardship, engage in outdoor recreation, earn $500. Click here for more information.