Lincoln Guidance Department

  • Welcome to Lincoln Guidance! Our counselors work closely with all of our students to verify they have a complete and meaningful high school experience that helps them meet their long-term goals. Our counselors are available to discuss any questions or concerns our students may have. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, go Trojans!

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2020 - 2021 Bright Futures Information

  • 2020 - 2021 Bright Futures Update

    1. The Deadline to earn a qualifying test score (on SAT or ACT for Florida Academic and Medallion awards or PERT for Gold Seal awards) has been extended from June 31st to December 1, 2021.   Sections of the SAT or ACT from different test dates may continue to be used to meet the test criteria through December 1, 2021, but test types cannot be mixed.  
    2. Completion of required service hours may include:
      1. Completed service hours
      2. Service hours that were planned/intended but were unable to be completed because the pandemic created a lack of access to volunteer opportunities
      3. Health concerns prohibited the student from complete service hours

    All hours must be submitted by graduation.  The student must include a description of the volunteer services and total of hours they had planned to complete by graduation.   This must be documented on the Leon County Schools Volunteer Service hour forms and signed by a parent to verify.  Forms must be submitted to the student’s high school.

    Earning a Bright Futures award requires minimum GPA, specific curriculum, test score (SAT/ACT or PERT for Gold Seal), specific minimum number of service hours and application.  If you have not submitted your Bright Futures application please do so (by graduation preferred).  Visit to submit your application.

    To submit your Bright Futures Application! The application opened October 1st; please view our PowerPoint presentation for instruction to complete/submit your application.

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