High School Students
Southwestern Community College supports four programs for middle and high school students in our service area. These free programs serve a wide range of students.
New Century Scholars program provides support, encouragement and incentive to selected students from Jackson, Macon and Swain counties beginning in the 7th grade.
Upward Bound is a college preparatory program for eligible high school students funded by the United States Department of Education as a TRIO program.