Wilburton High School placed 2nd Nationally and 1st in our region in the Get Schooled competition. As a result the High School will receive $1500. "These wins gave us $1500 to do things with our students." Carmen Harkins - High School counselor and Coordinator of the Get Schooled program.
Get Schooled was founded five years ago through a partnership with Viacom and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Through Get Schooled, young people will find:
- Tips for succeeding in high school, including text wake up calls, selecting classes or even navigating homecoming
- Games that teach everything from refresher math to college application tips
- An easily searchable database of scholarships
- Tools to find a job that will help pay for college
- Tools to explore college options
- Real-live help through text on everything from questions about SAT scores to FAFSA to filling out a job application