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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor to host financial aid workshop at HCC

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Castor to host free financial aid workshop

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor will host a free financial aid workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Students Services Building of Hillsborough Community College's Dale Mabry Campus, 4001 W Tampa Bay Blvd.

Students and parents are invited to learn how to apply for college financial aid and fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Bring 2008 IRS 1040 tax returns and W-2 statements.

If available, bring records for untaxed income for 2008, such as Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, welfare or veteran's benefits; a 2008 bank statement; driver's license or alien registration card; any 2008 business or investment mortgage information; and business, farm, stock, bond and other investment records.

For information, call (813) 871-2817 or go to

Historic Ybor

Explore college at the Children's Board

College Exploration Days are 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Children's Board, 1002 E Palm Ave.

The event is for Hillsborough public high school Advancement Via Individual Determination students and will feature speakers, financial aid information, and workshops on college admission resume writing. Also, representatives from visiting colleges will meet with students. Call the Children's Board at (813) 229-2884.

East Tampa

Middleton student wins scholarship

Marcus Steverson, a senior at Middleton High School's Aerospace Technology magnet program, was recently awarded the Bruce Roberson Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship of $1,500.

Steverson was honored at the 2008 Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet. He will attend the University of Central Florida's Aerospace Engineering program in the fall.

Hillsborough County

Schools urge caution during swine flu scare

The school district urges flu precautions in light of swine flu cases in other parts of the country.

Early this week, the district sent letters with symptoms and prevention tips in English and Spanish to all schools for students to take home.

The letter encouraged good hygiene, such as coughing into a tissue and thorough hand washing.

Concerned parents should call the Hillsborough County Health Department's Epidemiology Program at (813) 307-8010 or visit the Centers for Disease Control Web site at

Hillsborough County

Registration is open for SAT on June 6

Haven't taken the SAT yet? Registration is open for the June 6 test.

To sign up, visit The deadline for registration is Tuesday.

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor to host financial aid workshop at HCC 04/30/09 [Last modified: Thursday, April 30, 2009 4:31am]
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