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My Mission

As School Counselor, my primary responsibility is to promote the academic, personal, and social development of all students.  I look forward to offering support to students, staff, families, and community members.

My goal is to create a positive and supportive environment conducive to learning and success.  Please know that I am dedicated in making every possible effort to make certain that all students receive as much personal assistance as possible to ensure that their years at San Augustine High School are productive and meaningful.



Como la Consejera Escolar, mi responsabilidad primordial es promover el desarrollo académico, social y personal de todos los estudiantes.  Estaré ofreciendo siempre el mejor apoyo a estudiantes, maestros, familias y miembros de la comunidad.

Mi objetivo es crear un entorno positivo y propicio para el aprendizaje y el éxito.  Quiero que sepan que estoy dedicada en hacer todo el esfuerzo posible para asegurarme que todos los estudiantes reciban la mayor atención como sea posible para asegurar que sus años en la Escuela Preparatoria San Augustine (San Augustine High School) sea productiva y significativa. 

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All High School Students: Texas Virtual College Fair

Texas high school students and their families are invited to the first-ever statewide virtual college fair, presented by the Texas Education Agency's Education Service Centers in partnership with CollegeWeekLive!  This free event will take place on Thursday, November 12th from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Chad live with admissions counselors and have the opportunity to earn scholarships.
Sign up today at:

Seniors: SFA Financial Aid Newsletter

Seniors who  plan to attend SFA are encouraged to pick up a copy of the Stephen F. Austin State University Financial Aid newsletter in the Counseling Center.

Seniors: Texas Farm Credit Scholarship

Seniors who plan on majoring in an agricultural-related field of study are encouraged to apply for the Texas Farm Credit's Marsha Martin Scholarship.  This may include majors such as agricultural business, animal science, agricultural economics, and others.  There will be five, one-time scholarships awarded in the amount of $2000.
Interested students may obtain an application in the Counseling Center.
Deadline:  March 1, 2016.
For questions, see Ms. Cartwright

Seniors: SFA Showcase Saturdays

Showcase Saturday is SFA's tri-annual open-house event.  Seniors interested in attending SFA should make plans to attend and visit with representatives from academics, student services, residence life, financial aid and more!  Admissions counselors will be on hand to discuss admission requirements and any other questions students may have.
Showcase Saturday Dates:
November 14, 2015
February 13, 2016
April 2, 2016

Juniors and Seniors: ASVAB on Monday

Juniors and Seniors will be taking the ASVAB on Monday, November 9th at 7:40 a.m. in the Old Gym.  Students will report directly to the Old Gym when the 1st period bell rings.

Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M (College Station)

Ocean engineering is now available on the Texas A&M College Station campus.  Applicants can select a campus on the ApplyTexas application.

ETBU Premiere Monday

Seniors interested in attending East Texas Baptist University or encouraged to attend "Premiere Monday" on Monday, November 16th.  This weekday event is designed for students to visit campus, attend a class, and experience college life in person!  There is no charge for this event.
Interested students should see Ms. Cartwright for registration instructions and requirements.  

ETBU Tiger Day

Seniors interested in attending East Texas Baptist University are invited to attend "Tiger Day" on Saturday, November 7th.  There will be a Departmental/Campus Life Expo; Question and Answer Session; Admissions and Financial Aid Presentations; as well as other planned activities.  There is no charge for this event.
Visit ETBU's website or see Ms. Cartwright for more information.

Seniors: W.W. Allen Boys and Girls Club National Scholarship

The College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology at
Oklahoma State University offers a unique and rewarding scholarship for high school students who are active in their local Boys and Girls Club.  Program requirements include:  demonstrated leadership in one or more organizations in high school; demonstrated capacity to succeed in an engineering or engineering technology program; and be admitted to Oklahoma State University.
Interested students should visit:  

Seniors: TEF Scholarship Opportunity

The Texas Engineering Foundation will award approximately $75,000 in scholarships to engineering students attending an accredited university.  
If you plan on majoring in engineering and you meet certain eligibility requirements, you should apply.
For more information see Ms. Cartwright or go to:

Seniors: Baylor University Carr P. Collins Scholar Program

Students planning on attending Baylor University may apply for the Baylor University Carr P. Collins Scholar Program.  Collins Scholars are awarded a minimum of $5000 their freshman year, renewable for three additional years.  
Interested students should see Ms. Cartwright for more information.

Juniors: Texas High School Aerospace Scholars Program

If you are a junior and you are interested in a career in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math then the Texas High School Aerospace Scholars program is for you!  Students chosen for this program receive a week long experience at NASA where students will work with scientists and engineers to compete in multiple hands-on design challenges.
Lodging, meals, and transportation to and from Johnson Space Center are provided at no cost to the students.
For more information visit:  You can also learn more about the program by viewing, "High School Aerospace Scholars:  A Journey of Discovery" video on YouTube.

Seniors: ETBU Scholarship Opportunity

East Texas Baptist University has scholarship money available for students who plan to major in mathematics.  
Interested students should see Ms. Cartwright for more information.

Seniors: Academic/Music UIL Scholarship Opportunity

The Texas Interscholastic League Foundation provides scholarships to students who participate in UIL academic and music competitions.  In order to qualify, a student must compete at the UIL Academic State Meet or qualify as an Outstanding Soloist at the Texas Solo and Ensemble Contest at least ONCE in their high school career AND must plan to attend a Texas college or university.
Eligible seniors may apply at: from March 1, 2016 through May 27, 2016.
See Ms. Cartwright for more details.

Attention Seniors: Career and Technical Education Student Scholarship

Mahindra USA Inc., and Career and Technology Association of Texas have announced scholarship opportunities for Texas high school seniors participating in CTE to pursue a college education.
Students scheduled to graduate high school during the 2015-16 school year and have been actively enrolled in CTE classes throughout their high school career are eligible to apply.  Students must  have successfully completed at least 3 credits in two or more CTE courses and be currently enrolled in a CTE course for the fall and/or spring semester of their senior year.
Interested students may apply on-line on the CTAT Scholarship Portal at: by Thursday, March 31, 2016.