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Guidance Counselors at SHS

The SHS Guidance Office operates with reduced staff over the summer. Due to this, parents/students are asked to email with questions or concerns rather than calling. Concact information for counselors is below:

 Freshman  Karen Williams  kwilliams@suwannee.k12.fl.us  Off during Summer
 Sophomores  Cindy Hiers  cindi.hiers@suwannee.k12.fl.us  Off during Summer
 Juniors  Melinda Griffith  melinda.griffith@suwannee.k12.fl.us Mon-Thurs during Summer
 Seniors  Cindy Wiggins  cindy.wiggins@suwannee.k12.fl.us Mon-Thurs during Summer

Graduation Requirements

Suwannee High School is required by Florida Statute to follow certain guidelines for graduation. Those guidelines are created by State Legislation in adherance with applicable Federal Regulation.

Students may earn one or more designations on their standard high school diploma:

  • the Scholar designation
  • the Merit designation

Requirements can be found in this Florida Department of Education flyer linked HERE

For more information from the Department of Education click HERE

Florida Shines

Florida Shines provides an array of academic advising, career readiness and distance learning resources for students and parents.

These state-funded academic advising services make it easy for high school students to prepare for college or a career after graduation by:

  • Enabling them to evaluate their progress toward high school graduation, college and career readiness and scholarship eligibility
  • Explore Florida's college and university offerings (both traditional and distance learning programs)
  • Learn about financial aid and apply for admission
  • Access online library resources used within Florida's colleges and universities (Dual Enrollment/AP Required)

Click HERE to visit the Florida Shines website.