Military Family Resources

Our school is committed to supporting military children and their families in conjunction with the Purple Star Award designation. The Purple Star Award is a designation assigned to schools which display a special commitment to supporting military children and their families. 

Visit the Common Ground at for more information.

Support for Students

Academic Support: academic services are available for military children including:

Personal & Social Support:  School counselors can assist students coping with family transitions and accessing additional resources, such as school-based mental health services and mentoring support. Other online resources to support military children include:

Military Kids Connect

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Military Youth Program

For more resources to support your student, visit our Student & Family Resources page.

Financial Aid Information

Dependents Education Assistance (DEA)

Financial assistance for school or job training for children or the spouse of a Veteran or service member who has died, is captured or missing, or has disabilities.

Fisher House Foundation Scholarship

Scholarships available for military children to recognize the contributions of military families.

Fry Scholarship

Financial aid benefits for children and surviving spouses of members of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty after September 11, 2001.

GI Bill

Website for all education benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Private Scholarships

Access our local scholarship database for a list of active scholarship applications. Including information about your family experience may assist students in obtaining scholarship aid.

Employment Assistance

Boots to Bus Drivers

West Virginia initiative that connects military service members with training and funding for a career as a school bus operator. For more information, contact the Office of School Facilities and Transportation at 304-558-2711.

Helmets to Hardhats

Information for military, reservists, and guardsmen to transition from active duty to a career in the construction industry.

West Virginia Department of Veteran Affairs

The WVDVA provides services and benefits assistance to veterans across the state.

Workforce West Virginia

The Workforce West Virginia website provides assistance to veterans seeking jobs in the civilian workforce.

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Military Family Liaison


Lee-Dorah Wokpara

Interim Principal/Military Family Liaison

(304) 274-5030