Media Advisory
March 13, 2017

Contact: Tori Berube
VP, College Planning & Community Engagement
(603) 227-6612, ext. 117
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Media Advisory - FREE College Planning Convention for N.H. High School Juniors and Parents This Saturday

18th Annual Destination CollegeSM - New Hampshire’s Statewide College Admissions and Financial Aid Planning Event

Concord, N.H.– On Saturday, March 18th, 1,000 New Hampshire high school juniors and parents/guardians will attend the 18th Annual Destination CollegeSM event at Plymouth State University (PSU). This annual, free college planning convention is hosted by The NHHEAF Network Organizations and is designed to help high school juniors and their families prepare for entry to college.

The event will begin in PSU’s Hartman Union Building at 8:30 a.m. with a welcome from New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, Plymouth State University Dean of Enrollment Management Jason Moran and The NHHEAF Network Organizations’ President and CEO, René A. Drouin. The keynote address will be delivered by this year’s Destination CollegeSM Speech Contest winner, and $1,000 scholarship recipient, Bow High School senior, Kailey Andrew.

Registered attendees will have access to a variety of informational seminars by expert presenters on topics including college admissions, financial aid, scholarship searching, and career and college exploration, as well as specialized sessions for students interested in studying internationally and playing collegiate sports. In addition to informational seminars, attendees will also attend a college fair from 12:30 to 2 p.m. which features over 60 colleges and universities in the Hartman Union Building’s Court Room.

What: Destination CollegeSM, free college planning convention for high school juniors

Sponsor: The NHHEAF Network Organizations

When: 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017

Where: Plymouth State University, 17 High Street, Plymouth, NH 03275

Who:

  • The Honorable Christopher T. Sununu, Governor of the State of New Hampshire
  • René A. Drouin, President & CEO, The NHHEAF Network Organizations
  • Jason Moran, Dean of Enrollment Management, Plymouth State University
  • Kailey Andrew, Bow High School Senior
  • Tori Berube, V.P. College Planning & Community Engagement, NHHEAF

Details: destinationcollege.org

Members of the media are invited to attend. Media packets will be available at the media table outside of the Hartman Union Building’s Court Room or you may call (603)231-1396 the day of the event for more information.