pr3.gif (2143 bytes)
trtc1.gif (3459 bytes)

Anderson dot5.gif (848 bytes)Oconee Pickens

This release prepared by the Office of Public Relations and Marketing.
Rebecca Eidson, Director, 646-1507,
Lisa Garrett, Public Relations Associate, 646-1506,

Get Gateway to College Program Info at Central, Seneca Wal-Marts April 22

(By Lisa Garrett)

PENDLETON -- Looking for a different, non-traditional avenue to return to school and complete your high school diploma while also working toward a college degree?

Tri-County Technical Collegeís new Gateway to College program may be the answer for you. Itís designed for students ages 17 to 20 who have recently dropped out of high school and have the academic capability but struggled in a traditional high school environment. If youíve dropped out of school and want a second chance at preparing for the future, come by the Wal-Marts in Seneca and Central on April 22 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Youíll be able to talk one-on-one with representatives from Gateway to College about completing high school and college courses at the same time. The school districts and adult education offices will be on hand to talk about the various options to gaining your high school diploma or GED.

Students who are accepted into the Gateway to College program will receive tuition and book scholarships. Applications and information packets about the Gateway to College program will be available. Door prizes and promotional items will be given away during the day

For more information contact Nita Colman at 646-1542 or call the Gateway to College Information line at 646-1460.