LCHS Guidance & Counseling Department

Dallas County Promise for Class of 2018

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Dallas County Promise!

Attention, seniors! Promise Pledge will take place on October 11 - bring your iPads!

Senior parents, attend the Promise Pledge meeting October 10 at 6:00 p.m.

The Promise is a partnership of school districts, colleges, and nonprofits coming together to make college completion possible for more Dallas County students. Seniors from the thirty-one participating high schools [yes, LCHS is one!] can get started by completing their Promise Pledge at DallasCountyPromise.org.

Thanks to an unprecedented financial commitment from the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Foundation, all seniors – regardless of GPA or family income – at thirty-one Promise high schools will have the opportunity to earn a full-tuition scholarship, a Success Coach mentor, and access to additional transfer scholarships to attend partner four-year universities, including SMU and UNT-Dallas.

To receive the Dallas County Promise, seniors must meet three key deadlines:
  1. January 31 - Complete the Dallas County Promise Pledge
  2. March 15 - Complete the DCCCD admissions application and submit FAFSA/TASFA with a DCCCD college listed
  3. July 31 - Complete DCCCD registration for the fall semester
Promise Scholars who meet financial requirements and have a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher (75 or better on a 100-point scale) will be automatically awarded the DCCCD Rising Star Scholarship which covers the additional cost of textbooks and provides an in-person Rising Star advisor.
Please note - seniors in a Promise high school must complete the Promise Pledge by January 31 to be eligible for both Promise and Rising Star.

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

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