BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Community College will host 300 high school juniors and seniors from East Baton Rouge at its Mid-City campus Thursday, October 12 during the inaugural Imagine What You Can Do at BRCC Day. Organizers say the purpose of the event is to encourage local high school students to start thinking about their college careers.
Students from Scotlandville, Glen Oaks, Woodlawn and East Baton Rouge Virtual high schools are expected to attend the event which will focus on science, technology, engineering and math programs, as well as, nursing and allied health studies. Students will also receive a campus tour and information about transfer degree programs, financial aid, and admissions.
The event will begin at 9:45 a.m. when the students will be greeted by BRCC Chancellor Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib. The community college's chancellor issued a statement saying:
Lunch will be served to students at noon before the students will board buses to go back to their high schools. BRCC's Enrollment Services Department hosts campus tours year-round for individuals and large groups throughout BRCC's eight locations.