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The Early Bird Gets…Free Tuition? Lone Star College-Montgomery’s ‘Registration Celebration’ Early Registration Contest Winner Announced

Registration contest winner 

Lone Star College-Montgomery student Joshua Uduebor (left) is the “Registration Celebration" early registration grand prize­ winner, receiving free tuition for the upcoming spring semester.

For some Lone Star College-Montgomery students, the
greatest perk for early registration is having the best selection of classes for the upcoming semester. But for student Joshua Uduebor, the greatest perk for registering early is walking away with his spring semester tuition paid for.

Uduebor, a freshman economics major, was the grand prize winner in the college’s Registration Celebration promotion, an on-campus, express registration event held last month at the college.  

“I never expected something like this to happen to me,” said Uduebor. “I thank God and LSC-Montgomery for blessing me with such an amazing opportunity. I am extremely thankful to the administrative system for awarding such a tremendous thing to me as a student, and my family and I really appreciate this.”

During the first few days of Registration Celebration, advisors, counselors, and faculty members were stationed in several high-traffic locations to assist students in signing up for the spring semester, which begins Monday, January 19. 

Students were given free food, t-shirts, and college goodies for registering early. Plus, those who registered during the month of November were eligible for other big prizes like a Microsoft Surface tablet and—best of all—free tuition for the spring semester.

Over 3,500 students registered during the first two days of Registration Celebration–approximately 25 percent of students enrolled in the fall, which helps the college to better manage enrollment and serve students during the latter stages of the enrollment period.

"The number one goal is to help our students be successful," said Dr. Rebecca Riley, president of LSC-Montgomery. "Events like Registration Celebration get our current students positioned for success in the upcoming semester, and it allows us to spend more time advising those students who need it most."

During the two-week winter break (December 19-January 3), limited advising services are available from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Library (Bldg. F) and in the Student Services Center (Bldg. C) on the following days: Mon.-Wed., Dec. 21-23, and Mon.-Wed., Dec. 28-30. The offices re-open for normal business in the Student Services Center (Bldg. C) on Monday, January 4, with the following schedule: Monday-Tuesday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students may also search for classes and register online at www.LoneStar.edu/registration. 

For more information about registration, contact the office of student services at (936) 273-7236.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion.  Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation.  Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu