The Crosby Scholars Program is a unique college access program for middle and high school students enrolled in public schools in Iredell County.
The Program prepares students:
- for successful college enrollment
- for a post-secondary plan that fits with their goals, interests, and ambitions
- volunteer in the community
- agree to remain drug-free
- obey school rules and regulations
Program applications are available each year to students in grades 6-10.
Our vision: College opportunities for every student.
Requirements of the Crosby Scholars program vary by grade level, however all include:
- being enrolled in a public middle or high school in Iredell County
- demonstrating good citizenship
- attending 1 Crosby Scholar Academy each school year
- 2 hours of community service each school year
- following school rules and not being placed in out-of-school suspension
- college fair/visits (high school)
- participating in other mandatory requirements as assigned by grade level especially during the senior year
Participants of Crosby Scholars are given the responsibility to:
- make education a priority in life by striving to maintain at least a 2.0 GPA
- be courteous, considerate, and respectful toward teachers, school officials, adults and fellow classmates
- use academic assistance provided by parents, school, community, and the Program
- develop leadership skills through active involvement in school and the community
- strive for perfect attendance and avoid unexcused absences
- not participate in any form of bullying - verbal, physical, or cyber
- obey the law and remain drug-free, by agreeing to refuse to make, sell, use, distribute, or possess illegal drugs
Crosby Meeting Explanation Printable Chart
There are many benefits of being a Crosby Scholar
- The Program helps students understand and plan for the college admission, financial aid, and scholarship process.
- Each year, students are introduced to workshops, topics, and discussions that help them to better understand and prepare for the college search and college admission process.
- Crosby Scholars receive timely information and participate in community service.
- During their senior year, Crosby Scholars also receive 1:1 assistance with the college admission and financial aid process.
- Senior Crosby Scholars may apply for scholarships and grants that are only available to program participants. Grants may be renewable throughout the college years.
- The Program assists students and families with up-to-date information to navigate the ever-changing and challenging world of college admissions.
- All services are free.
Participating High Schools
Ag and Science Early College (ASEC)
CCTL Early College
Crossroads Early College
Lake Norman High School
Langtree Charter High School
Mooresville High School
North Iredell High School
Pine Lake Upper School
South Iredell High School
Statesville High School
West Iredell High School
Participating Middle Schools
American Renaissance School
East Iredell Middle
Iredell Charter Academy
Langtree Charter Middle
North Iredell Middle
Oakwood IB Middle
Pine Lake Middle
Selma Burke Middle
The Brawley School IB Middle
Third Creek Middle
West Iredell Middle
Woodland Heights Middle