Top Sherman ISD Students Guaranteed Admission to UNT
Sherman High School high-achieving juniors who rank in the top 20 percent of their class. These students are now guaranteed admission to the University of North Texas through the University of North Texas Eagle Advantage program.
"We are proud to welcome Sherman ISD students to UNT and the Eagle Advantage program," said UNT President Neal Smatresk. "UNT is preparing the workforce of tomorrow, and it’s our goal to keep the top talent in North Texas here in the region."
For acceptance into the Eagle Advantage program, qualified students need to apply to UNT through Apply Texas and submit all required documents, transcripts and test scores. Qualified students also need to graduate with a recognized college preparatory diploma and satisfy Texas Success Initiatives (TSI) requirements. Students can learn about Eagle Advantage at eagleadvantage.unt.edu.
"This is the second year we’ve participated in this program and we’re really excited to provide this opportunity for our students,” Post-Secondary Readiness Coordinator Katie Morris said. “Providing our students with choices and opportunities is our goal and we thank UNT for helping our students get one step closer to achieving their post-high school graduation goals.”
In addition to guaranteed admission, students in the program also have access to the Senior Year Experience offering campus events and activities such as College Preparatory Workshops, Eagle Advantage Tours, Junior Day, and Senior Day. Details and calendar events can be found at senioryear.unt.edu.
Also, each high school involved in the Eagle Advantage program will receive a $1,000 scholarship to award to one senior who is part of Eagle Advantage. UNT will have staff members on the high school campuses on a regular basis to assist students with admissions and financial aid applications. Interested students can contact their Sherman High School counselor or UNT at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain more information.
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Sherman High School juniors entered the gym for the UNT pep rally. They were greeted by the UNT mascot and the UNT band.