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2015 College App Week

Published September 24, 2015 at 4:21 p.m.

 

WHAT: 2015 College App Week

WHEN: September 28 – October 2, 2015

WHERE: Dobyns-Bennett High School, 1800 Legion Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664

Kingsport City Schools and other school districts across the State of Tennessee are participating in 2015 College App (Application) Week the week of September 28, 2015.

The goal of College App Week is to build excitement around the college application process and provide every graduating Tennessee high school senior the opportunity to apply to a college of their choice. Events held during Tribe Time for freshman – senior level students at Dobyns-Bennett High School include:

  • Monday, Sept. 28: Counseling Office: TN Promise Registration and college applications. Pridemore Theater: Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Elizabethton presentation.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 29: Counseling Office: TN Promise Registration and college applications. Pridemore Theater: You Can Go: TN Promise and HOPE presentation.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Engineers Day: Counseling Office: TN Promise Registration and college applications. Pridemore Theater: Admissions and Honors College presentation by the University of Tennessee. At 1:30 p.m. the UT Engineering Department and Eastman Chemical Company UT Alumni will speak to prospective Engineering students about the opportunities in our region and at UTK.
  • Thursday, Oct. 1 – Manufacturing Day: Counseling Office: TN Promise Registration and college applications. Pridemore Theater: Northeast State Community College presentation on Financial Aid and Scholarships. Buck Van Huss Dome: From 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Eastman and Northeast State will celebrate Manufacturing Day in the upper area of the Dome. Students will visit exhibits, explore career opportunities in manufacturing, and register for door prizes.
  • Friday, Oct. 2: No school for students; teacher In-Service Day.

Holding a College App Week event is an effective way for schools to encourage all high school students to take the first step towards continuing their education after high school. Schools and organizations participating in College App Week set aside time and space for seniors to complete at least one application for admission while receiving the encouragement and assistance of school, college and community volunteers.

Materials needed to ensure a successful College App Week are provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

For more information on College App Week visit CollegeforTN.org or contact Tammy Wolfe, Dobyns-Bennett High School Career Counselor/AP Coordinator at (423) 378.8483 or twolfe@k12k.com.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and a non-traditional school; with total enrollment over 7,100 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNPCE).

For more information on KCS, visit k12k.com, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FMThe Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).

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