College Planning Event at Tech Sept. 23

High school students from throughout the Arkansas River Valley will be in Russellville on Thursday, Sept. 23, for an Arkansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (ArkACRAO) college planning program. The event will be hosted by the Arkansas Tech University Office of Admissions and will expose high school students to information from universities, colleges, vocational-technical schools, military branches and financial institutions. The daytime session will be from 9-11 a.m., while the evening session will be open from 5:30-7 p.m. Both sessions will be at in John E. Tucker Coliseum. The evening session will also include a financial aid and scholarship information workshop by Shirley Goines, director of financial aid at Arkansas Tech. That meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Doc Bryan Student Services Building Lecture Hall. Students from the following areas have been invited to attend the ArkACRAO College Planning Program at Arkansas Tech: Atkins, Booneville, Clarksville, Danville, Dardanelle, Dover, Hector, J.D. Leftwich (Magazine), Lamar, Mountainburg, Mulberry, Nemo Vista, Oark, Ozark, Paris, Pottsville, Russellville, Scranton, Two Rivers, Western Yell County, Johnson County Westside and Wonderview. For more information, call (800) 582-6953 or (479) 968-0343.