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Students Prepare for Union County College Fair

Pictured is teacher Sarah Johnson.

Juniors and Seniors at Piedmont are making plans to attend the Union County College Fair scheduled for Sunday, September 26. The College Fair will be held at the Union County Agricultural Center in Wingate from 2-4 p.m. Junior English teachers have discussed the importance of researching colleges before the Senior year to help be prepared for the application process. Pictured is English teacher Sarah Johnson as she reviews the brochure explaining the colleges that will be present at the fair.  Ms. Johnson stated "I am strongly encouraging my students to attend the college fair and will give them extra credit for attending."  This stresses the value that teachers place on becoming informed about colleges before the Senior year.

All high school students from Union and Anson counties are invited to atttend.  There will be over 65 college from the Southeast in attendance.  In addition to college representatives, students will be able to meet with organizations such as College Foundation Inc. (CFNC) and North Carolina Teaching Fellows.  All of North Carolina's state universities will be represented, as well as public and prive institutions and community colleges. 

For more information, contact Liz Nowry at (704) 233-8002.

Written by: Donna Helms
Posted: Sep 22, 2010 by Donna Helms

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