March 26, 2019
Contact: Tori Berube
VP, College Planning & Community Engagement
(603) 227-6612, ext. 117
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Concord, N.H. — Over 1,200 New Hampshire high school juniors, parents, and guardians are scheduled to attend the 20th Annual Destination College℠ event at Plymouth State University (PSU) on Saturday, March 30. This free college planning convention, designed to help high school juniors and their families to become college- and career-ready, is hosted by The NHHEAF Network Organizations (NHHEAF), a statewide nonprofit organization located in Concord.
The event begins in PSU’s Hartman Union Building’s Courtroom at 8:30 a.m. with welcome addresses from U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), NHHEAF’s President and CEO Christina Thornton and PSU’s Dean of Enrollment Management Jason Moran. Two keynote speeches will be delivered by this year’s Destination College Speech Contest winners, and $1,000 college scholarship recipients, Milford High School senior Margaret Sawyer and Oyster River High School senior Kerstin Nielsen.
Registered attendees will have access to a variety of informational workshops by expert presenters on topics including college admissions, financial aid, scholarship searching, and career exploration. In addition to workshops, attendees are encouraged to attend the Destination College℠ college fair from 12:30 to 2 p.m. which features over 60 colleges and universities. The college fair, located in the Hartman Union Building’s Courtroom, is open to the public with no prior registration required.
Members of the media are invited to attend. Please call (603)738-5104 the day of the event for more information.