SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Hosts Sessions on Dual Enrollment

(Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host two information sessions for Sarasota County public high school students and their families interested in an accelerated dual enrollment program. The first session will be held at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at SCF Venice Building 800, Selby Room, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail. The second session will be held at SCF Lakewood Ranch at 5:30 p.m. March 29 at SCF Lakewood Ranch in the Center for Innovation and Technology (CIT) Room 116, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

The information session will cover the logistics of the rigorous program, the application process and the details about the transition with high school and college coursework. Students who have a 3.3 grade point average and qualifying college level test scores can attend SCF full-time in their junior and senior year of high school.  The program is only for Sarasota County public school students. Students in the program may be eligible to graduate with their high school diploma and associate degree at the same time. The deadline to apply is May 19 for the fall semester.

For more information, contact Heather Shehorn, coordinator for special academic programs, at 941-408-1416.  

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