Kent School District to host college event for students

The Kent School District is showing students they can attend a college or university, despite financial obstacles.

The Kent School District is showing students they can attend a college or university, despite financial obstacles.

The district is hosting Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) application events called College Goal Sunday for students and families.  FAFSA is the required financial aid process to become eligible for state and federal grants, many scholarships and the College Bound Scholarship.  Preparing the Pre FASFA information at a College Goal Sunday allows students, parents, and guardians to come in, receive help and complete the FAFSA online. As an extra incentive, attending a College Goal Sunday event means students are eligible to win $500 at a scholarship raffle.

Students and parents or guardians are welcome to attend any event site. Only one session is needed to attend.

Kent School District College Goal Sunday Events are:

– 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Kentridge High School.

– 3 p.m to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Kentlake High School

– 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 21 at Green River Community College.

– 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 22 at Kent-Meridian High School.

– 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 at Kentwood High School.

You must register to attend College Goal Sunday at www.collegegoalsundaywa.org/students-parents/registration/.

To be eligible to apply to FAFSA for the 2012-2013 academic year, you must have the following:

– Be a Graduating Senior 2012.

– Valid U.S. Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number.

– Planning on enrolling into college 2012-2013.

– Visit the FAFSA website at:www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

For more information, contact your high school counselor or Randy Nuñez at Randy.Nunez@kent.k12.wa.us or (253) 373–7582.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kentreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Courtesy Photo, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
Judge finds probable cause to hold Kent man for kidnapping girl

Man, 40, reportedly grabbed 6-year-old girl in East Hill apartment complex parking lot

t
King County residential property values rise 12.4% in SE Kent

King County Assessor John Wilson begins to release 2024 numbers

t
Three 11-year-old girls in Kent help stop kidnapping of 6-year-old girl

40-year-old man reportedly grabbed girl in apartment complex parking lot on East Hill

t
Kent Police seek male teen driver in fatal hit-and-run on East Hill | Update

Teen reportedly driving stolen vehicle and fleeing police during Saturday, July 13 incident; victim identified

t
13-year-old boy fatally shot in Kent on East Hill near Turnkey Park | Update

Boy found shot near apartment complex Tuesday night, July 16 identified by medical examiner

t
Kent School Board votes 3-1 to send levy to voters in November

Capital projects and technology levy reduced from $192 million to $97 million after previous failures

t
Kiwanis clubs to place painted rocks at downtown Kent parks

Purpose is to ‘spread joy and positivity’

t
Driver caught on I-5 in Kent using fake passenger in HOV lane

Driver called it a ‘training aid’ after State Patrol trooper pulled her over near South 272nd Street

t
Kent Police seek public’s help to find woman missing since 2009

Release sketch of what Alyssa McLemore might look like today as detectives seek to solve case

Courtesy Image, Sound Transit
Far right lane of southbound I-5 in Kent to close for 2 weeks

July 21 to Aug. 5 between South 259th Street and South 272nd Street for light rail drainage work

t
Kent firefighters extinguish three separate brush fires on West Hill

Fire breaks out early Friday morning, July 12 in wooded area west of Interstate 5