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For more information, contact us at craftacademy
@moreheadstate.edu
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MAILING ADDRESS

150 University Blvd
Box 746
Morehead, KY  40351

Fax Number

 606-783-9159

STAFF

Dr. Carol Christian, Director
c.christian@moreheadstate.edu
606-783-9025
859-321-0743 (cell)

Dr. Garrick Ratliff, Assistant Director, Guidance Counseling Services
glratliff@moreheadstate.edu
606-783-2133

Jennifer Carter, Assistant Director, Academic Services
jbcarter@moreheadstate.edu 
606-783-5426

Brimah Vonjo, Assistant Director, Residence Life
b.vonjo@moreheadstate.edu
606-783-5427

Brenda Porter, Office Coordinator
b.porter@moreheadstate.edu
606-783-2093

Sunshine Stamper, Office Associate
jl.stamper@moreheadstate.edu
606-783-5102

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Prospective Students

 

The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics offers exceptional high school students the opportunity to finish high school while earning up to two years of college credit. Students will take college-level Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) courses, in addition to electives in the arts and humanities. Craft Academy students will live on the campus of Morehead State University in a residence hall specifically designed for high school-aged students.  You will get the full college experience by taking classes, eating in the University’s dining halls and interacting with MSU students on a daily basis. Academy acceptance is limited to 60 students per year. Selections will be made by March 1, 2016.

Admission Requirements

 

Students who wish to attend the Craft Academy must meet certain requirements and apply for the program. Students are selected based on ACT and SAT scores, academic grades from their first two years of high school, interest in advanced STEM careers, responses to application essay questions, interview by the Academy selection committee and recommendations from teachers and others who can attest to the student’s need and preparedness for the program.

 

To be eligible to attend the Craft Academy, you must:

 

  • Be a current resident of the state of Kentucky
  • Be a high school sophomore
  • Complete Geometry, Algebra and Algebra II prior to enrollment
  • Score a minimum ACT score of 18 in English, 22 in reading, and 22 in math 
  • Submit a completed application and other required materials before the registration deadline of Feb. 1, 2016.     
    •  Required materials include an official high school transcript, ACT or SAT test scores, and three letters of recommendation, one of which must be written by school personnel and at least one written by a community member.
     

 

The application process for Fall 2016 will open on Aug. 1, 2015.  Please check back then for more information.

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