Students from all county high schools are invited to attend a College and Career Fair that will be held at the Marietta High School Gym on Wednesday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
According to Marietta High School’s Counselor Kimberly Fraire, representatives from colleges, technical schools, military branches, and local employers will be on hand to offer students information about the many options that are available to them after high school.
Representatives from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, East Central University in Ada, Murray State College in Tishomingo, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee, the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, and Rose State College in Midwest City, along with North Central Texas College in Gainesville, Texas and the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas will be in attendance. Other colleges may also be represented.
Additionally, local employers such as Dollar Tree, Mercy, Valero, WinStar and Filtra Systems, and others, along with military recruiters will be on hand to discuss employment options with interested students.
Students can also discuss scholarship options and a representative from Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Educational Outlook Office will be present to provide information about student financial aid.
“We are pleased to be able to host this event,” said Fraire. “We want Love County students to see the many postsecondary opportunities that are available to them.”