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Lone Star College-North Harris offers summer scholar college preparatory program for Aldine ISD juniors and seniors

This summer, Lone Star College-Greenspoint Center and Lone Star College-Victory Center are offering a unique Summer Scholars program to assist high school juniors and seniors within the Aldine Independent School District transition from high school to college. The program is conveniently located at both centers, offering students in the immediate area the flexibility to attend a college campus that is close to home.

During the summer, many high school students are not even thinking about their weekend plans, let alone college plans. Choosing to enroll in a college summer program exposes students to the college environment, testing their abilities and sparking their interests all at the same time.

The eleven-week program will take place June 6 through August 17. Classes will meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

According to Dr. Val Dabney, vice president of LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center, “The program will provide an additional opportunity for current high school juniors and seniors to explore programs and majors, jump-starting their college career.”

Participants will have the opportunity to attend classes in MATH 0310-Intermediate Algebra or ENGL 0309-Integrated Reading and Writing II and EDUC 1300-Learning Framework –The First-Year Experience. Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn six college credits to add to their future college transcripts.

There is a cost to participate in the program, so students are encouraged to complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or TASFA (Texas Application for State Financial Aid) application to determine qualification for summer financial aid. For more information, visit FAFSA.ed.gov. The application deadline to register for the Summer Scholars program is May 12.

For more information about the program at LSC-Greenspoint Center (ENGL 0309 and EDUC1300), contact Christopher Viser at 281.260.3506. For more information about the program at LSC-Victory Center (MATH 0301 and EDUC1300), contact Ebony Wallace at 281.810.5666.

Lone Star College-Greenspoint Center
LSC-Greenspoint Center is a state-of-the-art, full-service satellite center designed to serve the greater Greenspoint area. Its proximity to local businesses and public transportation has created a location ideal for working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses, certificates, computer/office skills and developmental studies.

Lone Star College-Victory Center
LSC-Victory Center brings the benefits of a first-class community college to the Acres Homes and Inwood Forest communities offering programs and classes that are both convenient, affordable and easily accessible. The 85,000-square-foot facility offers academic classes, workforce training, adult education, the Victory Early College High School and more.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 98,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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