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Group's goal is to help low-income students

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Get support for college goals

Hernando High School has become a charter member of the College Board's College Keys Compact. The compact supports students from low-income families as they prepare for college. Hernando High is one of the first 500 schools to join.

The initiative promotes activities that include creating partnerships to provide more mentors and helping administrators, counselors and teachers understand challenges faced by students who are the first in their families to go to college or who come from low-income families. Higher education partners are encouraged to support these students by helping with fees and other financial needs.

For information, call Mary Krabel at 797-7015, ext. 407.

FFA chapter is innovation finalist

The national FFA organization recently selected Hernando High School's Brooksville Sr. FFA Chapter as a Model of Innovation finalist for the National FFA Chapter Award program.

Chapter members will attend the 81st national FFA convention in Indianapolis Oct. 22-25, where they will be recognized for this honor and compete to be named as one of three top Models of Innovation chapters.

The Brooksville Sr. FFA Chapter is one of 30 finalists selected from a pool of more than 600 nationwide. Top Model of Innovation chapters showcase ideas and activities that the chapter sponsors throughout the year.

For information, call Rick Ahrens at 797-7015, ext. 239.

Group's goal is to help low-income students 09/03/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 3:36pm]
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