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Some area high schools will hold financial aid seminars

High schools will hold financial aid seminars

Pinellas County schools will hold several college financial aid seminars at high schools in October and November.

The seminars will cover the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program, organizing a financial aid search, types of financial aid, government grants and loans, completing the application for Federal Student Aid, understanding the Student Aid Report, college financial aid packaging and award letters, the Pinellas Education Foundation Scholarship Catalog, scholarship essays, searches and scams, the Talented Twenty Program, and FACTS.org.

The seminars are 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact the individual school for more information.

Tuesday: Pinellas Park High, 6305 118th Ave. N, Largo, 538-7410.

Thursday: Lakewood High, 1400 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg, 893-2916

Oct. 12: Northeast High, 5500 16th St. N, St. Petersburg, 570-3138

Oct. 14: East Lake High, 1300 Silver Eagle Drive, Tarpon Springs, 942-5419

Oct. 20: Seminole High, 8401 131st St. N, 547-7536

Oct. 29: Dixie Hollins High, 4940 62nd St. N, St. Petersburg, 547-7876

Nov. 2: Dunedin High, 1651 Pinehurst Road, 469-4100.

Nov. 4: Clearwater High, 540 S Hercules Ave., 298-1620.

Walk & Roll event is Wednesday

About 40 Pinellas elementary and middle schools will participate Wednesday in the 2009 Walk & Roll to School event, a project of the Suncoast Safe Kids Coalition and All Children's Hospital.

Students will walk and bike to and from school while parents and child-safety advocates teach them pedestrian and bicycle safety and examine potential traffic dangers.

For a list of participating schools, go to pcsb.org/News/PressRelease.html.

Student journalism on display

The results of a three-week journalism summer camp for fourth- through ninth-graders at Melrose Elementary, John Hopkins Middle and Lakewood High School are on display from noon to 4 p.m. through Friday at the Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S.

"Midtown Through Our Eyes" includes the work of 43 students and includes 100 photographs.

Some area high schools will hold financial aid seminars 10/03/09 [Last modified: Saturday, October 3, 2009 4:30am]
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