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15th annual Reaching Out Fair set for Oct. 10
The public is invited to the 15th annual Reaching Out Fair, Launch Your Future Now!, at the Auburn Performing Arts Center from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10.
Hosted by the Cities & Schools Forum, the event is designed for Auburn middle school students and their families.
The fair features a resource information fair, a free pizza dinner and dessert, and informative breakout sessions and a drawing for a scholarship and prizes.
Students and their families will have the opportunity to learn how to plan and prepare for high school, college and career. Representatives from multiple community agencies and organizations; colleges and universities; career and technical programs; apprenticeship programs; advanced placement; and business and industry will be available to provide information and answer questions.
Additionally, there will be breakout sessions for parents and students to learn how to pay for college; access colleges, universities, technical programs and apprenticeships; enter innovative and interesting careers; and explore high school leadership opportunities.
Auburn middle school students will have the opportunity to win more than $1,000 in scholarships and prizes by visiting resource information displays and attending breakout sessions.
Students will be entered into a drawing to win a $400 scholarship for post-secondary education, one of two Netbook computers donated by Comcast, and one of three $100 gift certificates to The Outlet Collection │ Seattle. Only middle school students are eligible for prizes. The scholarship is redeemable upon graduation from one of the Auburn School District high schools.
For more information, call 253-931-4712 or firstname.lastname@example.org