Media Release

 

Monday, February 13, 2012
For Immediate Release
Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993

 

High School Students Invited To Higher Education Information Fair And Workshops March 17
Representatives Of Colleges, Universities, Military And Trade Schools Will Be On Hand At Doolittle Community Center

 

Las Vegas students in eighth through 12th grades and their parents or guardians are invited to Doolittle Community Center Saturday, March 17, for the free Higher Education Information Fair & Workshops. Representatives from regional colleges, universities, military and trade schools will be available to discuss preparing middle- and high-school students for the future. From 9 a.m. to noon, participants will be offered 45-minute workshops on these topics:

  • Testing & Admissions;
  • Financial Aid;
  • Academic Advising; and
  • College Life.

Light refreshments will be provided. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the center March 17.

Advance registration is requested, but walk-ins will be welcomed until the event is full. To register in advance, download the registration form. Submit the completed registration form by March 14 via fax at (702) 646-4137, by e-mail to ldickens@lasvegsnevada.gov, or by mail/in person at the Doolittle Community Center, located at 1950 N. J St., Las Vegas, NV 89106. For more information, call (702) 229-6374.

The event is sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and Batteries Included, a youth development program. For more information on Batteries Included, go online to the program's Web page or call the city of Las Vegas Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department at (702) 229-2330.

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