Exploration Day at Garden City Community College Set for Nov. 13

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[Garden City, KS, Oct. 14, 2019–] Garden City Community College will host its annual Exploration Day on November 13, 2019.  Area high school juniors and seniors are invited to the community college campus to explore various fields of study and discover opportunities that GCCC provides.  The schedule for the day includes a welcome session to introduce the college, two sessions for students to explore areas of study which interest them, free lunch, and a closing session.  During the lunch, three (3) $1,000 scholarships and six (6) $500 scholarships will be given out.  Check-In is from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and the closing session should conclude by 1:00 p.m.

Areas of Study Represented on Exploration Day

  • Animal Science/Agriculture/Meat & Food Science
  • Art/Design
  • Business/Technology/Computer Science
  • Communications – English/Speech/Journalism/Media/Quiz Bowl
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice/Fire Science/EMT/Paramedic
  • Education
  • Health Education/Physical Education/Athletic Training
  • John Deere Tech/Automotive Tech
  • Math/Science
  • Military Science
  • Drama/Music – Vocal & Instrumental
  • Nursing/Allied Health
  • Psychology/Sociology
  • Welding

High school students can register by contacting their school counselor or by going to https://www.gcccks.edu/events/exploration_day.aspx. When registering, students should be prepared to select which sessions they would like to attend.  Breakout sessions are provided for all general education, fine arts, and vocational/technical fields.  A few clubs and teams will also host a breakout session.  Recommended registration deadline is Oct. 28, 2019.

For questions regarding GCCC’s Exploration Day, contact Julie Farr at Julie.farr@gcccks.edu or 620-276-9684.