Core Notes

September 26, 2019

TCS Has Five National Merit Semifinalists

Northridge High Students Honored

Five Northridge High School seniors were recently named as National Merit Finalists. Charlotte Farrar, Jennifer Stroud, Caroline Ferry, Joshua Deck and Lauren Barkey were listed among approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The five have an opportunity to be among a group of 7,600 students nationwide who will be named National Merit Finalists in the spring and vie for more than $31 million in scholarships.


A detailed scholarship application along with academic records, personal work and community activities, leadership qualities and honors and awards are among that items that semifinalists submit for consideration as a Finalist.

Distinguished Honor for Dickerson

Sharon Dickerson, TCS Coordinator of Health Services, was recently named the 2019 recipient of the Capstone College of Nursing Janet Awtrey Distinguished Nursing Leader Award! This award, named after Dean Emeritus Janet Awtrey, recognizes leaders in clinical practice or education for contributions made specifically to the Capstone College of Nursing and to nursing as a profession. Criteria include vision and creativity in nursing practice, unselfish caring and commitment to excellence in nursing.

Now Showing!

On this episode of Inside Tuscaloosa City Schools, learn how the Elevate Tuscaloosa Plan will commit money for the Summer Learning Academy. Oakdale Elementary School has been named a Bicentennial School of Excellence. Rosin Spencer says being a National Board Certified Teacher has strengthened her teaching. Football and Volleyball season is in full swing, see highlights from all TCS high schools.
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TCS Students Need Your Help!

Three TCS student musical performance groups are in the running for the opportunity to perform at the Alabama Association of School Board's Annual Convention this December. At the last publicly available count, the TCS groups are trailing.


You can vote daily, twice a day through October 1! Your vote could put TCS students over the top!

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