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BC Welcomes HS Seniors and Parents
Marcía O. McRae Communications Director for BC     May 7, 2008

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 A record number of area high school seniors and their parents accepted the invitation to visit Bainbridge College for a special get-acquainted time with faculty, staff, administrators and other officials and current students.

Dr. Tom Wilkerson welcomes area high school seniors to Bainbridge College Early County Site

During the April 12 event, the 75 in attendance received information on admissions, financial aid and the wide variety of programs to study in the Arts and Sciences Division and in the Technical Studies Division. The day ended with a picnic, and guests received T-shirts and other gifts.

Bainbridge College Visitation Day finds BC Ambassadors ready to serve. Left-right are Ambassadors Chair Betty Jackson, Luther Clearman, Karen Berry (wife of BC Ambassador Willis Berry), Mary Gant, Harold Burrell, Sammie Battle, (background, Ted Mauldin) and Steele Malone

With substantial support from the faculty and staff of the Arts and Sciences Division, the Learning Support Division and the Technical Studies Division, participants left with plenty of information and better familiarity of Bainbridge College in particular and the college process in general.

Bainbridge College Student Ambassador Anna Brown leads a Main Campus tour for area high school seniors

Helping keep the event running smoothly throughout the day were Bainbridge College Ambassadors, community members who help the college in a variety of ways, current student leaders who are the BC Student Ambassadors, and staff members of the Academic Resource Center, who are primarily students.

Senior Day brings 175 high school students to Bainbridge College Early County Site

For the Senior Visitation Day at the Early County Site in Blakely, the approach was somewhat different, according to Joan Simpson, interim director of the site.

Students from Early, Calhoun, Clay and Randolph counties were invited to the site March 25 for a first-hand tour. BC President Dr. Tom Wilkerson and other administrators welcomed the students who attended.

Approximately 175 seniors from Early County High School and Southwest Georgia Academy attended seminars to learn about admission to BC, financial aid, programs that transfer credit to four-year institutions, and technical studies programs.

Faculty provided program demonstrations for the students who were allowed to ask questions about the program offerings, the registration process and financial aid

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