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Educational Talent Search

The Educational Talent Search (ETS) program serves 6th – 12th graders from Martinsville City and Henry & Patrick Counties nurturing students’ skills and knowledge. Motivating students to complete high school and pursue post-secondary education is the aim of ETS. Services provided by Educational Talent Search are provided at no cost to participants and include the following:

  • Grade-Appropriate Mentoring
  • College and financial aid (FAFSA) application assistance
  • Academic, financial, career, and personal counseling
  • Skill building: studying, test-taking, time management, life skills & organization
  • Waivers for SAT/ACT and VA College Applications
  • All-expense-paid college campus tours
  • Tutoring and Entrance exams prep
  • Summer programming
  • Parent information workshops and assistance
  • FAFSA/SEED assistance
  • Essay editing and scholarship research

Shanna Francisco-King

Assistant Coordinator & Advisor

Kara Gilley


Adam Herod

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