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About Us

The College and Career Center is a dedicated space for students to explore career and college pathways. It is staffed Monday-Friday during regular school hours by professionals who are ready to help! The staff members represent four different programs dedicated to helping Swain County students.
  • Gear Up
  • College Advising Corps
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Project Discovery/Talent Search
You can learn more about what each program has to offer by exploring their tabs, but some of our collective services include:
  • One on one advising
  • Career exploration
  • College application assistance
  • Job Application Assistance
  • FAFSA and other financial aid assistance
  • Residence Determination Assistance
  • Essay review
  • Cover letter and resume assistance 
  • SCC dual enrollment advising/registration
  • Special Events to help with college enrollment steps
Staff and When You Can Find Them In the College and Career Center:
Taylor Dodge
Gear Up
Tuesday, Thursday
Logan Gentry
Southwestern Community College
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Erin Goodpaster
Project Discovery/Talent Search