College and Career Center

Byron P. Steele II High School

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” —Willie Nelson

We have made it to December!

I know this year has not been the easiest, but we all made it. This newlsetter will be a short one to reflect the short. Below, you will find some updates and upcoming events.

College Spotlight

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Have you ever considered going to college in Dallas? The University of Dallas offers virtual sessions to learn more about the university. Click here to sign-up for a virtual session.
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The Savannah College of Art and Design will host a virtual session on December 8th at 1:30pm. With various locations around the country, SCAD is a private, nonprofit university that offers over 40 different programs.

In order to participate in the virtual session, you must register by using this link here.

Zoom Meeting ID:

915 1354 3967

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Texas State Univerisity's Air Force ROTC will host a sessions of virtual sessions for interested students. The form to sign up for a session can be located here.
  • Thursday, Dec 10th at 1800 (6 pm) CT

More information about the program can be found on Texas State's Air Force ROTC website.


It's not too late to complete your financial aid for the 2021-2022 school year! Financial aid can be offered in the form of grants, loans, and some scholarships may be associated with simply having an application on file. We can help you here in the College and Career Center, via Zoom, and over the phone.

Use the link here to complete or update your FAFSA.

Staying connected on campus, virtually, and over the holidays:

District Social Worker:

There are organizations and student groups that want to sponsor families facing economic hardship for Thanksgiving or December Holidays. If your family could use assistance, please contact me.

Thank you, Ms. Raquel Rodriguez, 210-945-6443,

Greater Randolph Area Services Program

Greater Randolph Area Services Program (GRASP) is providing assistance to qualifying families for EITHER Thanksgiving OR Christmas. You must apply in person at 250 Donalan, Converse,TX.

Please call GRASP to discuss requirements and application due dates at 210-658-6351

Communities in Schools

CIS Thrift Store is open to the public and located at 1058 I35 Business, New Braunfels, TX 78130.

All proceeds from the CIS Thrift Store support the thousands of students and families Communities In Schools of South Central Texas serves, to include the SCUC community. In addition, Site Coordinators can provide shopping vouchers to eligible students/families.

The shopping vouchers are to purchase needed items in the store.

***Thrift store will accept GENTLY USED donations of clothing, housewares, home décor, furniture and more.

Business Hours:

Mon-Fri 9am-4pm (Closed Sat-Sun)

Phone: (830) 387-4453

Donation Drop Off Times: Wed and Sat 10am-12pm (or until pod is full)

Steele Campus Coordinator:

Adrienne McGill, MSW

Phone: 210-619-4075