Students from seven high schools in Muscogee County HSHT program participated in an educational campus tour to Columbus Technical College. Students were greeted by the Columbus Technical College staff and they shared information about the admissions process. The financial aid advisor gave an overview of FAFSA and financial aid options for students such as Hope, Pell Career grant and explanations of the cost per credit hour. The Disabilities Coordinator gave an overview of the disability services provided by Columbus Technical College and instructions on how to access the different accommodations that can be provided to the students.
Muscogee HSHT students were divided into smaller groups and toured the different programs that are offered at Columbus Technical College. Students were able to have hands on experience with the welding program and ask questions of the instructors as they toured the different programs.
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The Georgia High School High Tech Program is a comprehensive community-based program providing youth with disabilities a link to academic and career-development experiences that enable them to successfully meet the workforce demands of the 21st century.