Apply yourself: LHS helps more seniors complete college applications

12028771_981989845192017_5261711319557278933_oLAPEER, Michigan — Lapeer High School will participate in Michigan’s fifth annual College Application Week October 25-30, 2015, with over 300 other Michigan high schools.

The goal of this week is to give every graduating senior the opportunity to apply to college. During this event, students may apply to any of Michigan’s community colleges, independent colleges, and universities, and state universities. Lapeer High School will work with its seniors on October 25-29 (no school on the 30th) to complete and submit online tat least one college application.

Doug Lindsay, Principal of LHS expects more than 450 seniors to participate with the help of numerous volunteers from LHS faculty, administration, Mott Community College, Baker College, Saginaw Valley State University, and Creative Resumes.

College Application Week began in North Carolina as a pilot effort of a single high school in 2005. This year, American College Application Campaign programs will take place in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Last year, 295 high schools participated in Michigan’s campaign, helping 27, 107 seniors complete more than 35, 313 applications. This year, over 300 high schools are expected to participate. Michigan College Application Week is sponsored by the Michigan College Access Network.

Lapeer Community Schools appreciates the generous donations by Mott Community College, Baker College, University of Michigan-Flint, Saginaw Valley State University, Hugo’s Pizza, Jimmy Johns, and Alma Hill Breads.

For more information about Lapeer High School, please contact Site Coordinator Julie Pecore at 810-667-2418 3124 or jpecore@lapeerschools.org.

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