Upcoming Wando Events and Programs
Youth Apprenticeship Opportunities from Trident Technical College
Trident Tech is hosting a general information session about their Youth Apprenticeship Opportunities. Programs include Medical Office Assisting, Computer Programming and many many others. Click here for additional information 2017 YA Information Night Flyer.pdf and see your School Counselor for more information.
Upcoming College and Community Events
EPIC Seminar 2017- Preparing South Carolina Youth for Workforce Industry
Alston Middle School in Summerville, SC and the SC Department of Commerce will host their 3rd Annual EPIC (Empowering Parents Involving Community) Seminar on Thursday January 26th at Alston Middle School. This event is open to parents and students in the 7th grade and higher. The event is FREE! Dinner will be provided at 5:00-5:30p and the seminar will be hosted at 5:45-7:15 PM. The event will include a panel of career, education and industry leaders who will discuss the job opportunities that exist within the Lowcountry. Please see the attached flyer for registration and additional information.
Are you interested in the Veterinary Program?
Do you know a rising junior, rising senior, or rising college freshman
that is interested in the veterinary profession? UGA's VetCAMP
(Veterinary Career Aptitude and Mentoring Program) may be a great
opportunity for them take advantage of over the summer.
VetCAMP will house up to 52 high school students on UGA’s campus for
seven days. During the program, students will be involved in various
activities aimed at evaluating their skills and competitiveness as
future veterinarians, providing mentorship and helping them experience
veterinary medicine as an exciting career path.
The application is due January 27, 2017 and can be found online at
We're Inviting Your Rising Seniors to Apply for the Summer Academy for Math & Science
Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science
is a six-week rigorous residential experience for high school seniors
who have a strong interest in computer science, engineering and natural
sciences. The program also focuses on boosting academic and personal
skills required for admission to competitive colleges and universities,
and includes an SAT preparation course - while taking part in fun and
exciting summer activities in the city of Pittsburgh!
The program seeks to recruit underserved and underrepresented students who hail from a multitude of diverse backgrounds,
including ethnic minority students, students from economically
disadvantaged backgrounds, populations inadequately represented in STEM
disciplines and students who reside in underserved school districts
and/or are first generation college-bound students.
There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend the Summer Programs for Diversity.
Admission is offered on a rolling basis, starting in early January, and the application deadline is March 3, please apply here: