Warren High School and Lord Fairfax Community College are working together to help students prepare for their futures after high school graduation.
Donna Crossman, Career Coach
Located in the School Counseling Office
Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
(540)635-4144 ext. 31218
Warren High School’s Career Coach, Ms. Crossman, is available to:
- Work closely with students, parents, school counselors, and teachers to provide career information, individual career counseling, post-secondary school information, college information, and support completing FAFSA and scholarship applications.
- Work with students to develop a written plan in order to meet their goals and objectives in the career paths they have chosen.
- Provide students with a wide range of career options and connect students with businesses and industry.
- Assess students' skills, interests, and values by administering a career assessment.
- Provide a list of schools that match the students' career goals and focus on students' strengths and interests.
- Serve as a liaison between Warren High School and Lord Fairfax Community College.
- Assist students by administering Virginia Community College (VCCS) Placement Tests at the high school.
- Assist students with Dual Enrollment registration at LFCC.
ATTENTION SENIORS: If you are planning to attend Lord Fairfax Community College next year, now is the time to complete the application and placement testing process.
- To apply for admission to LFCC, go to www.lfcc.edu and complete an application.
- Set up an appointment with Ms. Crossman in the School Counseling Department to schedule a time to take the College Placement Tests. You must take an English Placement Test and a Math Placement Test. (You must take the placement tests unless you have taken the SAT and scored a minimum of 500 on Critical Reading and Writing and a minimum 520 on the math.Some math courses may require higher scores in order to enroll. If you have taken the ACT, you must have scored a minimum of 21 on the Reading and Math sections.)
- Information for Practice College Placement Tests is available on the LFCC website.
If you have any questions, please see Ms. Crossman in the School Counseling Office.
- Scholarship season is approaching. Warren High School and LFCC have scholarships available for current seniors. Check the school’s website or stop by the School Counseling Office to inquire about available scholarships.
- As scholarship information is received at Warren High School, the information is listed on the WCHS website.
- The local scholarship packet will be available in the school counseling office in February, so check the website frequently for further information.
ATTENTION JUNIORS: If you are considering attending a four-year college or university after high school graduation, this spring is the time to take the SAT test.
- Register for the test at www.collegeboard.org.
ARE YOU CURRENTLY SEARCHING FOR YOUR FUTURE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY?
Now is the time to surf the web for information on colleges and also for taking road trips to visit schools that are of interest to you. The following are just a few of the many websites to help you with your search:
Each of these websites has information on colleges, majors, how you stack up in the admissions process. Ms. Crossman is available to help you with any questions you may have about the college admissions process. You can also visit individual college websites for an abundance of information for prospective students. Also, ask Ms. Crossman about the Guaranteed Admission Program that LFCC has with over 30 colleges including The University of Virginia and Virginia Tech.
ARE YOU UNCERTAIN OF YOUR FUTURE COLLEGE PLANS OR CAREER PATHWAY?
Stop by the School Counseling Office and speak to Ms. Crossman about an interest assessment to get some ideas on how your interests match up with careers. It’s never too early to start thinking about your future.
Also, check out these websites for college major and career information: