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Douglas-Cherokee Education Center Talent Search

  • Douglas-Cherokee Education Center Talent Search
  • 534 East 1st North Street
  • Morristown, TN 37814
  • 423-587-4500
  • 1965

Program Description

EOC is a U.S. Department of Education Federal TRiO program designed to serve 1,000 low-income, first generation college clients. Its primary goal is to assist those without a high school diploma to earn a GED and to enable those with diplomas or the equivalent to enroll in college or technical programs. EOC provides assistance in completing admissions and financial aid applications. The project also provides additional services including GED pre-testing, tutoring, career assessment, college loan default help, referrals for basic computer skills and other pertinent educational topics.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 72
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • East Tennessee State University
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • Tusculum University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 90%