Counseling Department

The Waverly Central High School Counseling Department offers a comprehensive program of services and information to students, parents, community and staff.  Our major emphasis is placed on the individual student and his or her needs. The Counseling Department consists of two counselors and a registrar. The services provided through the large group guidance, freshman and new student orientation, scheduling, assistance with post-secondary education, career development, information about scholarships, financial aid, vocational programs, colleges, application processes, and testing. The counselors work as a team in cooperation with faculty, administration, support staff, parents, and community volunteers to provide these services.


                         Come Meet Us


           Melissa Rye, Counselor
ryem@hcss.org

Paula Rumsey, Registrar
rumseyp@hcss.org

Kristen Curtis, Counseling Assistant
curtisk@hcss.org

931-296-3274  Phone
931-296-7295  Fax 





Messages From Counseling

Scholarships will be going up weekly on the scholarship wall.  They will also be posted to the Class of 2021 Google Classroom.  All Scholarship applications must be turned in to the counseling office unless directed to complete online. 


New Valedictorian Requirements beginning with the class of 2020. 

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The 2021-2022 FAFSA opens October 1st.  Seniors must complete the FAFSA to be eligible for the TN Promise and HOPE Lottery Scholarships.


College App Week is September 21-25, Many Colleges are waiving applications fees: see the list in the Class of 2021 Google Classroom.

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Once you have applied to colleges, you may request for your transcript to be sent. If you have taken the ACT, your scores will automatically go with your transcript. You may request in person in the counseling office by signing the transcript request log, or you may email verification from the college with a request to ryem@hcss.org, rumseyp@hcss.org, or curtisk@hcss.org. Please do not email all three, and give ample time for mailing and processing. (10 business days).





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Tennessee Scholars

Tennessee Scholar

 Tennessee Scholars has a clear and focused mission: to increase the percentage of Tennessee high school graduates prepared for post-secondary education, the workforce, or the military. It is a rewards and incentives program for students who graduate high school with the required courses and additional expectations of attendance, discipline, and volunteer service. Any student can be a Tennessee Scholar who chooses. The key to success is to prepare early. What are the benefits for graduating as a Tennessee Scholar?  Tennessee Scholars requirements are the minimum requirements one needs to prepare for college. The benefits are scholarships to many Universities, job preferential hiring, recognition at graduation, obtaining the distinction of being a scholar that will be on your permanent record for the rest of your life.  You can never go back and repeat high school so become a Tennessee Scholars today.