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 for more information.

Support for Students

Academic Support:

  • March2 Success 

  • for Military Families 

  • 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

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Military Family Liaison

Tyler Hawn

Communications Coordinator/Military Family Liaison

Email Tyler Hawn

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.