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Project Connections prepare students for future

Project Connections prepare students for future
High school juniors, seniors and their families are invited to the 14th annual Project Connections event on April 19.

Caney Creek, New Caney, Porter and Splendora high school juniors and seniors are invited to attend the 14th annual Project Connections event on April 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) complex.

This free event, sponsored by the local school districts, the Rotary Club of East Montgomery County and Lone Star College-Kingwood, allows high school juniors, seniors and their parents a chance to visit with various academic departments from LSC-Kingwood as well as some military institutions.

Seniors will have the opportunity to apply for scholarships from the Rotary Club of East Montgomery County.  Applications are available from their high school counselors and are due on Friday, March 25.  Scholarship drawings will be held at Project Connections and students must be present in order to win.  Both juniors and seniors will be eligible for other fun door prizes just for attending.

“We are excited to once again offer this opportunity to the students and their families.  With information tables for many of the academic programs available at LSC-Kingwood, information about financial aid and career planning, free food, scholarships and fantastic prizes, this is a really fun event for everyone that attends,” said Nicole Keenan, director of admissions and outreach at LSC-Kingwood. “We hope for a great turn out this year.”

LSC-Kingwood’s financial aid specialists will be present to provide information and to assist parents and students in the completion of applications for federal financial aid. In addition, representatives from LSC-Kingwood’s admissions and advising departments will conduct break-out sessions to answer questions about the application process and provide tips on how to select classes, develop an academic plan and be successful in college.

For more information on Project Connections, call 281-312-1790. The EMCID complex is located at 21575 Highway 59 North in New Caney.

Register now for credit classes online through myLoneStar.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. For more information on how to register online, visit www.lonestar.edu/registration.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281.312.1600 or visit http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Stephen C. Head is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five 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.