Program Overview

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:

  • personally
  • academically
  • financially
  • for successful college enrollment
  • for a post-secondary plan that fits with their goals, interests, and ambitions

Students also:

  1. volunteer in the community
  2. agree to remain drug-free
  3. 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
    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

  • Benefits

    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

    Northview Academy

    Pine Lake Upper School

    South Iredell High School

    Statesville High School

    Virtual I-SS

    West Iredell High School

  • Participating Middle Schools

    American Renaissance School

    East Iredell Middle


    Iredell Charter Academy

    Lakeshore Middle

    Langtree Charter Middle

    Mooresville Middle

    North Iredell Middle

    Oakwood IB Middle

    Pine Lake Middle

    Selma Burke Middle

    Success Institute

    The Brawley School IB Middle

    Third Creek Middle


    Virtual I-SS

    West Iredell Middle

    Woodland Heights Middle

Why Be A Crosby Scholar?