Friday, November 21, 2008

College is closer than you think

Courtesy photo by Kirsten Shultz An excited Bellevue Elementary student Dakota Castle meets her new mentor, Sandi Garcia, a Wood River High School junior for the first time during the College Aspirations pizza meet and greet held at the Community Campus in Hailey on Nov. 5. The Wood River College Aspirations Program is a partnership of the Blaine County School District, Lee Pesky Learning Center and the national organization, College for Every Student. In the U.S. there are 130 school districts participating in the program. In recent years 97 percent of students participating in the program have gone on to college.

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