Second Session for College for Kids Underway

This week students started the second session of the 2018 Grant Wood Area Education Agency College for Kids.

This is Grant Wood Area Education Agency’s 31st year of bringing college experiences to local middle school students this summer as more than 1,000 students from East Central Iowa begin taking courses through College for Kids.

College for Kids has a rich history of providing gifted and talented students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade the opportunity to interact with a challenging curriculum in a college setting.  This year attendees come from 35 different area schools including Alburnett, Anamosa, Andrews Christian Academy, Belle Plaine, Benton, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Valley Christian School, Center Point-Urbana, Central City, Clear Creek Amana, College Community, English Valleys, Highland, HLV, Iowa City, Iowa City Regina, Iowa Valley Community, Isaac Newton Christian Academy, LaSalle Middle School, Linn-Mar, Lisbon, Marion Independent, Mid-Prairie, Monticello, Mount Vernon, North Cedar, North-Linn Community, Regis Middle School, Solon, Tipton, Trinity Lutheran, Vinton Shellsburg, West Branch, Williamsburg and Willowwind.

aerial photo of college for kids attendees

There are two sessions of College for Kids available each summer. This photo was captured using a drone during the June session, and a similar photo will be taken of students in July as well.

 

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