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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Office of Youth Services hosting college preparation nights

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host Growing Grads FAFSA Nights/Survival Skills Workshops events for students and families preparing for college. The program will offer college information, assistance on filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, local scholarship information, and refreshments.

New this year, Growing Grad events will feature a Survival Skills Workshop from 6-7 p.m. Whether attendees are headed to college or into the workforce, the survival skills workshops will give students the tools needed to gain control of their life.

Scheduled dates include:

Thursday, Oct. 12, at Brighton High School

Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Eagle Ridge Academy, featuring an interview prep workshop

Thursday, Nov. 14, at Prairie View High School, featuring a mindfulness workshop

Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Front Range Community College, featuring a Finance Workshop

Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Shopneck Boys and Girls Club, featuring a healthy relationships workshop

The Growing Grad events will run from 5– 7 p.m. Brighton High School’s event will be offered from 6-7:30 p.m. and it will not feature a survival skills workshop.

Partners of the program include United Power, Counseling-4-College, Front Range Community College, and School District 27J.

To learn more about FAFSA visit . To RSVP or for questions about the Growing Grads events, please contact Abby Martinez at 303-655-2186.


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