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SCC College Fair and Tour helps high school students adjust

SCC Tour

     Every year, students graduate high school into a world of college and careers. However, finding the right postsecondary situation can be rather difficult. This is where college fairs come to light. Showing each student what colleges are available and how they may be right for them. Recently, Wayne County High School set up a trip to Somerset Community College (SCC) to experience a college fair and the chance to find their perfect match. The 125 local students who participated got to speak with college representatives and obtain relevant information along with the feel of the school.  There were approximately 25 private and state colleges represented at the fair, so students had to work quickly to visit with representatives at each booth. 

     After the fair, the students were invited to tour the college campus. This gave students time to get used to the community college they may attend for a few years before venturing out to bigger campuses. The students toured several buildings, taking in just a fraction that SCC offers. Some students that are attending SCC even gave examples of what they learned and the creations they have made. Near the end of the journey, students sat down and enjoyed pizza, cookies, chips, and a drink. 

     At the end of the day, students were excited to dive through the pamphlets and papers they got from there #1 colleges, and even a few second options. This opportunity gave seniors, and some under-classmen, the push they needed to start the adventure of a higher education. 

 

College Fair:

Glance of all the booths

Glance at all the booth

The busy college fair with booths set up to hand out information

NKU

Jaymee Smiddie, Admission Counselor for Northern Kentucky University, speaking with students about NKU and all it's possibilities.

NKU Contact info:

(859) 572-6015 | (800) 637-9948

 heinekej1@nku.edu

nku.edu

University of the Cumberlands

Mariah Bright, University of the Cumberlands admission counselor, posing behind her booth.

University of the Cumberlands Contact info:

(606) 539-4450 | (606) 268-4566

mariah.bright@ucumberlands.edu

ucumberlands.edu

CU

(L-R) John J. Rogers, Campbellsville University enrollment specialist, and Diamond Dick, student at CU and Wayne County High School graduate, standing behind the very decorative CU booth. 

Campbellsville Contact info:

(606) 451-8474

jjrogers@campbellsville.edu

campbellsville.edu

CU Tech Training

Garrett Milby's booth about Campbellsville University Technical Training Center.

Campbellsville University Technical Training Center info:

(800) 264-6014

admissions@campbellsville.edu

campbellsville.edu

Berea

Mercedes Stanfield, admission representative of Berea College, giving a student information about Berea. 

Berea College info:

phone: (859) 582-1297 | toll-free: (800) 326-5948 | fax: (859) 985-3512

mercedes_stanfield@berea.edu

berea.edu

 

SCC/KCTCS Tour:

SCC Tour

Building 2, Printshop

SCC Tour

Classroom in Building 2 showing how assembly lines work

SCC Tour

SCC student shows WCHS Students her project

SCC Tour

Students walking to the Diesel Technology building

SCC Tour

Students observing the inside of the Diesel Technology garage

SCC Tour

Automotive Technology building

SCC Tour

Students listening to an instructor share highlights about his program

SCC Tour

Stoner Building

SCC Tour

Students walking into Meece Hall where they will take a break and eat lunch

SCC Tour

(L-R) Kacie Rose, Callista Mann, and Lauren Hughes enjoying lunch provided by SCC in the Auditorium

SCC Tour

Legacy Square globe

SCC Tour

Rogers Student Commons building

SCC Tour

Inside the Rogers Student Commons building where students can find a bookstore, a fitness center, and many important offices

SCC Tour

Blakley Building

SCC Tour

Engineering and Electronics class room found inside the Blakley building

SCC Tour

The Cooper building dedicated to Richard Ernst Cooper





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