To be a Heart of the Appalachia Talent Search Program you must meet these criteria:

~ Middle or high school student who attends a target school:

Wayne County Schools: Buffalo Middle, CK Middle, Crum Middle, Ft. Gay Middle, Spring Valley, Tolsia High, Wayne Middle, Wayne High

Mason County Schools: Hannan High School, Pt. Pleasant Jr/Sr High, Wahama High

~ Family income that meets federal guidelines (Dept. of Educ. website-based on taxable income)

~ First generation college student (neither parent completed a four-year college degree).

If you have any questions please call the HATS Office at: 304-696-2941