Every time I attend a Close the Deal event, no matter where in the state, I hear the same thing from the adults there. “I wish they had something like this when I was in school.”
Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson Starr Roberts is just the kind of smart young woman you’d want as a friend, a neighbor, or a coworker. She’s a senior at St. Catharine College, completing degrees in business and early childhood studies, and was elected student body president. But she almost didn’t go to college at all. As a student at [...]
Event gives high school seniors important college connections.
Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson joined local officials, educators and the business community yesterday to launch a state pilot program challenging Campbell County High School seniors to pursue additional education after they graduate. The Close the Deal initiative creates a college-going culture in high schools for students who aren’t yet considering higher education. The program supports high school counselors, and [...]