College & Career Planning at Wiregrass Ranch High School

School Contact

Mrs. Jennifer Batchelor
Career Specialist @ WRHS
Email Address:
FACEBOOK: WRHS CollegeCareer
TWITTER: @bullscareerlab

Our Purpose 

Mission & Role: Career Specialists plan and implement a comprehensive career development program designed to assist all students, parents and staff in Pasco County High Schools. College-Career Specialists provide individual and group advisement to assist students in the career and academic exploration and career decision-making process.

Transcript & Community Service Information/Requests

Scholarships & Resources (also, see Tables below)

  • Junior Parent Workshop Flyer
  • Senior Scholarship Applications Open!!
  • Calling All Athletic Seniors- Scholarships Available 2019!
    • Amount: Apply Now for one of six (6) $500.00 scholarships offered by the WRHS Athletic Boosters Club
    • Applications: Available in Student Services and Online WRHS Boosters Scholarships 2019 School Year
      Due: May 3, 2019: Applications are due to the WRHS Booster Club mailbox at the school by 5/3/2019 at 2:00pm.
      Please drop off completed applications at the front office.
      Requirement: For consideration 3.0 minimum GPA
  • ACT SAT and School Related Events  
  • Florida Shines Florida College & Career Planning – ExternalWebsite 
  • 2019 PHSC Senior Blitz & Orientation – to register  open link and please read carefully.  Seniors interested in attending PHSC in the Fall.  You can attend the Senior Blitz & count that as your required orientation. It is hosted at PHSC Porter Campus, 2727 Mansfield Blvd on Friday, 3/29/19, 10:00am – 2:00pm  IMPORTANT – This is NOT a field trip! If you sign up to attend, you will be given an ‘SRA’ absence for the day. Parents are invited to attend with their student. YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED YOUR ADMISSIONS APPLICATION TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THIS ORIENTATION! Dual-Enrollment students need to re-apply as full-time students in the WISE system! DEADLINE TO REGISTER for this event: Tuesday, 3/26. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Batchelor at her email address: 
  • College Spirit Week Flyer
  • College Application Week
  • For specific presentations offered during the school year, see table below


 College Planning & Information

Planning Guide Grade Level College & Career Planning Tip Sheet Tip Sheet
SAT  Planning & Test Registration External Website
ACT Planning & Test Registration External Website
Community Service Information & Guidelines Internal Website
SUS (Profile Matrix) Annually, the State University System (SUS) Admissions Officers put together a detailed information prospective for students, parents and high school advisors.  The matrix profiles each school’s average GPA, test scores, application deadlines, honors program requirements and more.

Getting Into College Matrix

Florida College System Explore State & Community Colleges in Florida External Website
Florida Shines Florida’s Student Hub providing educational services and is a service of the Florida Virtual Campus External Website
College Board – Big Future Nationally based college & career planning tool offered by College Board External Website
NCAA/NAIA  Collegiate Athletics Resources External Website


State & Local Florida Shines from Florida State External Website
CareerSource from Pasco/Hernando External Website
Federal/National Resources Career Exploration from Bureau of Labor External Website
Care One Stop from Department of Labor External Website
College Board-Big Future External Website
Military Resources ASVAB External Website

 Financial Aid

WRHS Scholarship Bulletin Available Scholarships – Updated 3/31/ 2019 School  Scholarship Bulletin (pdf) 
OSFA Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance External Website
FAFSA Federal Application for Financial Aid External Website
Bright Futures General Information  Download (pdf)
Financial Aid-At-A-Glance Federal Resource  Download (pdf)


Year  Topic/Purpose  Links or Download Files
 2018 -2019 Junior Parent Presentation

 2018 Junior Seminar (pdf)

2019 Junior Parent Workshop – Flyer (pdf)


2018 Senior Parent Presentation Senior Seminar (pdf)
2018 Financial Aid Financial Aid Basics & FAFSA (pdf)