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Fairland students return to classes
,So far it,s going very well,, Fairland High School counselor Tim Flesher said as he knocked on his wooden desk after all students were sent in the right direction.
Maddox transformed student’s life
By TIM FLESHER - guest columnist
I walked back in class, and Dr. Maddox called me aside and said, "Tim
, back again I see."
...Tim Flesher is a counselor at Fairland High School.
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Affordability of college education is in jeopardy
Tim Flesher, a guidance counselor at Fairland High School, said he has probably seen a third fewer college applicants this year than the same time last year.
"I don't know if the economy has anything to do with it or the threat of war," he
said."All those factors, I think, are going together to make it a little slow in terms of applying."
Higher price tags on college education aren't going to be appealing any time, but especially when families are strapped, Flesher
"If the money isn't there or there is less money, you're going to have less people going to school," he
said."Our economy is not in good shape, the stock market is not in good shape, and the domestic picture isn't very good.I certainly hope things turn around."
Nevertheless, determined students can find a way, Flesher
said.They may have to apply for more scholarships or other aid, but they can make it happen, he
2nd Fairland graduate gets scholarship
"Normally, with a school this size, one student is awarded a scholarship," said Fairland High guidance counselor, Tim Flesher, who recently announced that Katy Garrett was awarded a state scholarship.
"The Marcheses are very family oriented, and they want their kids to do well," Flesher
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Fairland High School students may pick-up their class schedules and pay fees from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the school , said Tim Flesher , counselor at the high school.