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High school juniors and seniors encouraged to attend May 18 open house at Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, Wash. – High school juniors and seniors are invited to an open house at Whatcom Community College from 8 a.m. – noon on Thursday, May 18. This free event will help prospective students learn more about academic programs of interest, steps to enroll and pay for college, and the services and student activities WCC offers. Attendees will sit in on mock business, communication, STEM and film classes with WCC instructors, tour the campus, and meet with current students. Lunch is provided; parents are welcome to attend.
Interested students should email email@example.com to reserve a spot. Several Whatcom County high schools are providing transportation for students to this event. Please check with your counseling offices. Parking is free at WCC.
About Whatcom: Whatcom Community College is a regionally and nationally accredited college with an accomplished faculty and staff who serve 11,000 students annually. On its campus in Bellingham, Wash., and through online courses, Whatcom offers transfer and professional-technical degrees as well as basic education, job skills training, and community and continuing education classes. The College will offer a BAS degree in IT Networking, beginning fall 2017. Based on student outcomes, the Aspen Institute recognizes Whatcom as one of the top community and technical colleges in Washington and among the nation’s leading two-year colleges. The College is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017. For more information, visit whatcom.edu/50.
Contact: Mary Vermillion, Whatcom Community College PIO, 360.383.3310, firstname.lastname@example.org