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SMILE Mission Statement

The SMILE program provides students with support, encouragement, motivation, and life skills to help them compete in today’s world.

What is SMILE? Student Mentoring In Life & Education is a mentoring program that is designed to facilitate student growth academically, ethically, and socially in order to enhance the student’s opportunity of success in a post secondary institution. This program is designed to guide to push, direct, and lead students to great accomplishments.

How Does the SMILE Program benefit students?

"Smile" will provide students with......

  • Motivational speakers that will help them focus on their educational goals.
  • College preparation checklist. Year-by-year of what high school students should do to prepare for college.
  • After-school classes to sharpen academic & communication skills.
  • Interventions to increase SAT scores & graduation rates.
  • Instruction & Guidance for applying for grants, scholarships, & financial aid.
  • Knowledgeable & caring mentors from VHS & community partners.
  • Spring Break College Tours: Travel & visitations to over 9 colleges within Georgia.