Albany High School Guidance  - John Leitz

TOPS Information

The Tuition Opportunity Program for Students will pay for tuition to Louisiana Public Colleges and Louisiana Technical Colleges. In order to be eligible, the students must complete the TOPS core. The ACT score requirement is based on the average score for Louisiana students for the previous school year and may fluctuate from year to year. The ACT requirement for graduates of 2012 will be a minimum of 20. Students may pick up a copy of the TOPS requirements from their counselor or access the TOPS web portal at

The FAFSA form is the application for TOPS. A TOPS/FINANCIAL AID MEETING is held each year for senior students and parents. Attendance of this meeting is important to become familiar with the application process and also for information on maintaining eligibility while attending college. 


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Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship @ www.wendysheisman.comCriteria include:   Senior student who excels in academics, athletics and student leadership.


Horatio Alger Scholarship @

Criteria include:    Senior student with financial need and the student must be able to document integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.



$500 scholarship which is available to any senior planning to major in elementary education, mathematics education or a degree in mathematics at a Louisiana college or university.  Applications available @



$4,000 available to seniors planning to attend Southeastern.   Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be able to demonstrate community service and leadership abilities.   Additional information is available at



$1,000 scholarship available to any graduating senior in Livingston Parish.   Applications are available at    



$1,000 scholarship available to seniors who are members of Jefferson Financial Credit Union.   


Dudley Debosier ScholarshipAvailable to seniors planning to attend a 4-year university. Application available online and click on scholarships. 



DEMCO Academic Scholarship is available for DEMCO members. The scholarship is awarded for one-year to students attending a Louisiana public college & is determined through a random drawing at DEMCO's annual membership meeting. Additional information is available


Albany High School

P.O. Box 1090

1 Hornet Lane

Albany, LA 70711




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Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Livingston Parish School Board does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, natural origin, disability or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). The Title IX Coordinator is Rick Wentzel (, Assistant Superintendent, P.O. Box 1130, Livingston, LA 70754; phone (225)-686-7044.  The Title II Coordinator is Dr. Jeanne Ebey (; the LPPS 504 Coordinator is Monica Sullivan (, P.O. Box 1130 Livingston, LA 70754; phone (225)-686-4248.