POMEROY — Meigs High School will be holding a college fair Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the gymnasium.
Thirty colleges and universities will be in attendance. Although the event is hosted by Meigs High School, the event will be open to all high school students in the surrounding area.
However, from 1-2:30 p.m. the event is only to seniors in Meigs County. Southern and Eastern students will be bused in to the event. The fair resumes at 3:30 p.m. and will be open to the public. It will end at 6 p.m. Various branches of the military will also be in attendance to speak with students as well. There will also be an admission essay workshop at 4 p.m.
“This is going to be a really great opportunity for students not only in our school and county, but we have sent invites out to other surrounding schools as well,” Meigs High School Guidance Counselor Abby Harris said.
The event is sponsored by Herff Jones, who is Meigs High School’s vendor for caps, gowns and other senior items. They will be at the fair so students can order their supplies that day.
The schools that are set to attend the event are Alderson Broaddus University, Alice Lloyd College, Ashland University, Berea College, University of Charleston, W.Va., University of Cincinnati, Cleveland State University, Heidelberg University, Hocking College, Kentucky Christian University, Lake Erie College, Malone University, Marietta College, Marshall University, Morehead State University, Muskingum University, Nova Se University, Ohio University, Ohio State University-ATI, Ohio Valley University, Otterbein University, Rio Grande University, Shawnee State University, Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Washington State Community College, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, West Virginia University of Parkersburg, Wright State University and Youngstown State University.
Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-992-2155 EXT. 2555.