Scholarship and College Workshop for Gear Up Families

Gear Up will be hosting a Scholarship and College Workshop for students interested in attending college or a technical school on January 19 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Jane Long Middle School.

The focus of the workshop will be a step-by-step breakdown of the scholarship and college application process. Specifically, participants will learn about life purpose statements, setting goals, recommendation letters and the application essay. Presenting at the workshop will be Valerie Peake, M.Ed.

Additionally, Gear Up will be hosting another college preparation session on January 30 at 5:30 P.M. at the Rudder High School Presentation Room. This session will feature Edward Tarleton and address course management advice, college preparation tips, college application process, graduate school options, graduate school essay strategies and graduate school interview guidelines.

For more information on either session, contact Gear Up coordinator Lourdes Gorzycki at (979) 209-2582 or by email at [email protected].