Event Scheduled for October 9th; $1,400 in Scholarships to be awarded
Allegany College of Maryland will host the Annual Tri-State College Night on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. The 45th installment of the event, sponsored by the Allegany County Guidance Counselors’ Association, strives to help high school students make educated decisions about post-secondary plans. ACM has parking available adjacent to the gym. Attendees are encouraged to use both entrances to the gym to register for the event.
Tri-State College Night provides students and parents with an opportunity to explore various colleges, universities, and career and technical schools as well as branches of the military and their service academies. More than 50 schools and military organizations will be represented at this year’s event.
Additionally, four high school students in attendance will be awarded, by random drawing, scholarships ranging from $200 to $500 to help them further their educations. Two juniors will earn $200 scholarships, and two seniors will earn $500 scholarships for a total of $1,400 in scholarship monies to be given away.
To date, colleges, universities, and technical schools that have committed to participating in the Tri-State College Night are as follows: Alderson-Broaddus College, Allegany College of Maryland, Bethany College, Bridgewater College, California University of Pennsylvania, Carlow University, Chatham University, Concord University, Davis & Elkins College, Duquesne University, Eastern Mennonite University, Fairmont State University, Frostburg State University, Garrett Community College, Hagerstown Community College, Hollins University, Hood College, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Johnson & Wales University, Juniata College, Loyola University of Maryland, Marymount University, McDaniel College, Maryland Army National Guard, Mount Aloysius College, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Penn State University, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Point Park University, Potomac State College, Randolph-Macon College, Robert Morris University, Saint Francis University, Salisbury University, Seton Hall University, Shippensburg University, Slippery Rock University, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Vincent College, Stevenson University, University of Alabama, University of Charleston, Thiel College, Towson University, University of Mary Washington, University of Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore County, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, US Merchant Marine Academy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Washington & Jefferson University, West Liberty University, West Virginia University, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Wheeling Jesuit University, WVU Institute of Technology.
For more information about the 45th Annual Tri-State College Night, contact Beth Nightengale at Allegany College of Maryland via email at email@example.com.