Alabama Possible recently recognized six Alabama high schools participating in its Cash for College campaign for significant gains in FAFSA completion among their 2018 senior class.
The schools with the highest completion rates of their senior classes are Amelia L. Johnson, Booker T. Washington Magnet, and Benjamin J. Russell. The schools with the highest improvement rates compared to the same time period last year are North Sand Mountain, Lillie B. Williamson, and Pinson Valley.
Alabama Possible is happy to celebrate these schools’ success with some local media coverage:
The Outlook: Hats off to BRHS for emphasizing FAFSA
Twice this year Benjamin Russell High School has been recognized by the organization Alabama Possible and its Cash for College Alabama campaign for showing growth in the number of senior students completing the FAFSA application for college financial aid.
Trussville Tribune: Pinson Valley High receives “Cash for College Alabama campaign” grant
According to a statement by Alabama Possible, PVHS is ranked among the highest in improvement rates in promoting “college-going culture” including completing the FAFSA. Alabama has been rated in the top four states making improvements in student aid.
Students and their families can continue to complete the FAFSA to qualify for up to $6,095 in Pell grants in addition to other forms of financial aid for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information about Cash for College and how to complete the FAFSA, visit cashforcollegealabama.org.