North Campus fall fest open to the public
10.21.2014 | By Rob Vanya
Hundreds attended San Jacinto College's fall fest that was held last autumn at Channelview High School (shown in photo above). The College will host a similar fall fest at C.E. King Middle School on Oct. 28. Photo credit: Rob Vanya, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.
San Jacinto College will host a community fall fest at C.E. King Middle School, 8530 C.E. King Parkway in Houston on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The festival will feature food, games, children activities, prizes, face painting, and music. Representatives from the San Jacinto College North Campus academic and technical programs will be on hand with informational material. There will be workshops in English and Spanish on financial aid and the registration and enrollment process. There will also be drawings for San Jacinto College scholarships.
Representatives from student clubs and athletic teams will be on hand with demonstrations and interactive activities.
“This is a family-friendly event for community members to come out and see programs and resources that San Jacinto College has to offer,” commented Christine Torres, director of educational planning and counseling at the San Jacinto College North Campus. “There will be food, fun, and educational activities for people of all ages. If you’ve ever had any questions or wanted to know about San Jacinto College, please come out and join us.”
The fall fest is collaboration between Sheldon Independent School District and San Jacinto College. Sheldon ISD and San Jacinto College maintain strong partnerships with programs such as the Sheldon Early College High School, which enables students to begin earning college credit in the ninth grade, and to earn high school diplomas and college associate degrees concurrently as high school seniors.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.