Killdeer High School to Host Crash Course: Preparing for Life After High School

Students and their parents interested in $6,000 college scholarships are encouraged to participate in the upcoming Crash Course on career and college planning to be held at Killdeer High School on November 6, 2014.

Crash Course, a FREE regional event, begins at 6:00 pm local time. Featuring a free meal and hands-on sessions for 7-12 graders, parents, adult students, and educators. All schools in the region are encouraged to attend. A new laptop computer and digital camera will also be given away at each Crash Course event.

Crash Course is a great one-stop-shop for all your questions on preparing for college, discovering job opportunities and learning how to pay for school.

“I wish I would have brought my freshman student with my senior because there is so much information to start looking at now,” said a parent who attended previously. “It’s a fun way to learn how to qualify and plan for a $6,000 scholarship; explore high demand, high paying jobs; plan for a career and college; and, apply for financial aid.”

“Helping parents and students see the local job opportunities and the education opportunities to attain the jobs will go a long way toward attracting, retaining and supporting the “grow your own” workforce we need in our state,” according to event organizer Deb Eslinger, Executive Director for the Center for Technology & Business.

Each participant will receive a collection of resources and can choose to attend three of six different hands-on breakout sessions. Topics covered include financial aid, life after high school, job opportunities, entrepreneurship, ND state scholarships and RUReadyND.com.

To attend Crash Course, register online at ndcrashcourse.com at least one week prior to event. Contact Center for Technology & Business at 701-223-0707 with any questions or speak with your school counselor.


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