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Talent Search

TRIO Talent Search

Who We Are

Talent Search is a free college access program targeting first generation students who may face economic barriers yet have the potential to succeed in college. The program is open to eligible 6-12th grade students and students in need of reentry into secondary or postsecondary schools.

Our Mission

Our mission is to increase the number of students who complete high school, enroll in and obtain a postsecondary degree.

What We Provide

  • Academic, financial, career, or personal counseling
  • Career exploration and aptitude assessment
  • Information on postsecondary education
  • Exposure to college campuses
  • Financial Aid assistance
  • One to one Advising
  • College admissions assistance
  • College entrance exam preparation
  • Mentoring
  • Tutoring
  • Life skill development
  • Workshops for the families
  • Advice on entry or re-entry to secondary or postsecondary programs

Who Qualifies

  • 6-12th graders enrolled in Thomasville and Lexington City Schools
  • Be the first student in your family to go to college
  • Meet the programs economic requirements

How to Apply

Complete the entire online or printed application and student assessments.

Online Documents

Printable Documents

Multiple ways to submit:

  1. Complete and return forms to schools main office or TRIO Advisor
  2. Email forms to talentsearch@davidsonccc.edu
  3. Fax forms to 336-224-0240
  4. Mail forms to ATTN: TRIO Talent Search, 297 DCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360
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