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WCU Hosts Pine Belt College Fair

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -  This is a Press Release from William Carey University.

WCU HOSTS PINE BELT COLLEGE FAIR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NOVEMBER 5, 2014

Approximately 2,000 area high school students attended the annual Pine Belt College Fair at the William Carey University Hattiesburg campus on November 5.

Students from 23 high schools in Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Jones, Jefferson Davis, Simpson, Wayne, Perry and Covington counties attended the College Fair. These students had the opportunity to learn more about 32 universities, community and junior colleges and technical schools, along with various branches of the military. Representatives from several states were in attendance along with personnel from the State Institutions of Higher Learning and Get2College, a Mississippi service helping students plan and pay for college.

The College Fair is hosted each year by the Office of Admissions at WCU and is the largest such event in the state.

For more information about the annual event or about WCU, visit www.wmcarey.edu or contact the Office of Admissions at (601) 318-6103.

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CUTLINES:

1.      Students from Presbyterian Christian School speak to a college recruiter about their options after graduation at the annual Pine Belt College Fair, hosted by William Carey University, on November 5. Approximately 2,000 students from 23 area high schools attended the event.

2.      An area high school speaks to a recruiter from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., during William Carey University's Pine Belt College Fair on November 5. Thirty-two universities, community and junior colleges and technical schools, along with various branches of the military, sent representatives to speak to approximately 2,000 area high school students.

3.      Area high school students speak to a representative from the Academy of Interactive Entertainment, located in Lafayette, La., during the annual Pine Belt College Fair at William Carey University on November 5. Approximately 2,000 area high school students attended the event.

4.      Shane McInnis, an admissions counselor at William Carey University, speaks to local high school students during the Pine Belt College Fair at WCU on November 5. WCU hosts the annual event, which is designed to connect students with their post-graduation options.




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