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GEAR UP SWV to hold “Meet Up” event for parents/guardians of students

PRINCETON, W.Va. -GEAR UP Southern West Virginia is inviting mother and father, guardians, and college students from native colleges to satisfy their workforce and be taught invaluable details about making ready for school.

You probably have a pupil enrolled in seventh or eighth grade in lots of south West Virginian public colleges, you will have heard of GEAR UP Southern West Virginia. It’s a part of a federal grant that hopes to present college students the instruments they want to achieve postsecondary training. Now, for the primary time, GEAR UP SWV hopes to satisfy with households straight. On Tuesday, September 26, they are going to be holding a “Meet Up” occasion on the Loft in Princeton to satisfy these with seventh or eighth grade college students from Mercer County Faculties.

Along with STEM-focused door prizes, they hope to additionally give folks a peace of thoughts in relation to enrolling in school.

Kristen O’Sullivan, director, GEAR UP SWV: “I do know, as a mom myself, after I’m getting one among my younger folks – though their younger adults now, however after I was getting them enrolled in issues, it was useful to know someone personally that was concerned. It made me really feel way more comfy. So, we actually need to be on that stage.”

If you need to be taught extra about this occasion and different places will probably be held sooner or later, O’Sullivan says you may go to GEAR UP Southern West Virginia’s web site.

These Meet Up occasions are additionally part of Nationwide GEAR UP Week which hope to boost consciousness about what this program does.

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