Shawsheen Tech To Host College and Career Planning/Recruitment Night
Oct 19, 2014 02:17PM
By Bill Gilman
The Shawsheen Valley Technical High School’s Guidance Department will host its annual ‘College and Career Planning Night’ on Thursday, October 23, from 6-8 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
The event is designed to assist students and parents with college or career exploration and decision-making with participants receiving a “College and Career Planning Guide.” Students and parents will have the opportunity to network with more than 70 representatives from a variety of public and private colleges, universities, community colleges and technical institutes as well as the military (all four branches). Among the institutions sending representatives include: Salem State University, Saint Anselm College, Sacred Heart University, the University of Massachusetts (Boston, Dartmouth & Lowell), Wentworth Institute of Technology, Johnson & Wales University, Middlesex Community College and Northern Essex Community College.
The College and Career Planning Night is open to students from all five of the district’s surrounding towns and is part of a series of informational programs sponsored by the Shawsheen Tech Guidance Department. A Financial Aid Planning event is scheduled for January.
For more information regarding the “College and Career Planning Night” contact the Shawsheen Guidance Department at (978) 667-2111, EXT. 616. Shawsheen Valley Technical High School is located at 100 Cook Street, Billerica, and the district towns include Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Tewksbury and Wilmington.