TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 5,
2014) – TCC's Educational Talent
Search Program will offer educational and cultural enrichment activities for
Gadsden County middle and high school students this summer. These activities
are designed to help prepare students for college academically, culturally and
socially by providing them with exposure to college campuses, information
on possible career paths and exciting cultural experiences.
programs will be offered:
College and Career
Computer Camp: Students in grades 6–12
will build their computer skills through college and career readiness
9-12 or June 16-19 (choose one). Florida
Public Safety Institute Computer Lab (Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy).
Cultural Field Trips
: Students in grades 6–8 will
enjoy one or more days of history, culture and learning. June
23, 24 and 25. Historical
sites and museums in North Florida.
FAEOPP Olympics (Florida
Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel): Students in grade 8 will
participate in athletic, academic and arts competitions and make friends with
students from other TRiO programs across the state. July
A & M University.
College Tour: This two-day tour will
provide students in grades 9–12 with information on how to prepare for and
enroll in college. July
of Florida and University of North Florida.
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Search is one of seven national TRiO programs that serve middle, high school
and college students across the country. The goal of Talent Search is to help
prepare students for success in college. TCC's Talent Search Program serves more
than 500 middle and high school students in Gadsden County.
year, we are amazed to see the growth that our students experience through
participation in the program. We are committed to the success of each student
and are excited to be able to offer another year of engaging and relevant
activities," said Lori Livingston, director of the TCC Talent Search
enroll in the program or to register for an activity, call (850) 558-3643.
Each activity has limited space, and participants are selected on a
first-come, first-serve basis.