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TVCC readies to receive students for College Prep Day

TYLER, October 30, 2013— Trinity Valley Community College readies itself to receive students which will descend on the campus on Thursday, Oct. 31, for College Prep Day.

The event, which aims to help the area’s high school seniors prepare for college, will begin at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. More than 1,000 students from 20 schools in the TVCC service area are scheduled to attend.

“College Prep Day is an event for our service area seniors that focuses on helping students get down to business when it comes to selecting a college,” said Audrey Hawkins, TVCC’s Director of School Relations. “TVCC helps students answer questions such as, ‘Why should I go to college?’ ‘What does TVCC have to offer?’ ‘Where should I go to college?’ and ‘How do I pay for college?’ We’re offering entertainment, motivation and information all in one event.”

College Prep Day will consist of three sessions:

  • a motivational session;
  • a session dealing with financial aid information; and
  • a session where students can visit with college recruiters.

Institutions scheduled to be on hand for College Prep Day are:

  • American Public University System
  • Art Institute of Dallas
  • Austin College
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Dallas Christian College
  • East Texas Baptist University
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • Hardin-Simmons University
  • Huston-Tillotson College
  • Jarvis Christian College
  • LeTourneau University
  • Louisiana State University - Alexandria
  • Louisiana State University - Shreveport
  • Mississippi State University
  • Northwestern State University
  • Northwood University
  • Philander Smith College
  • Sam Houston State University
  • Sam Houston State University- ROTC
  • Southern Arkansas University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Tarleton State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Texas A&M Galveston
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas Lutheran University
  • Texas State University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Wesleyan University
  • Texas Women's University
  • TSTC - Marshall
  • University of Houston- Main Campus
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas- Arlington
  • University of Texas- Austin (East Texas Center)
  • University of Texas- Dallas
  • University of Texas- Tyler@ Palestine
  • Texas Army National Guard
  • U.S. Marine Corp
  • U.S. Navy

For more information about College Prep Day, call 903-675-6257.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with TVCC PIO Jason Larson about the event. Click below to find out more.


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