BPCC to hold Senior Fling Open House March 21

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 9:30am

Bossier Parish Community College will open its gymnasium to local high school seniors and their parents for Senior Fling Open House at 6:00 pm Thursday, March 21, 2013.


The open house will give seniors and their parents the opportunity to visit with representatives from the various academic divisions, meet instructors, experience our student organizations, and receive important financial aid information.


“In these last months of high school, seniors and their parents are finalizing college decisions,” says Karen Recchia, Vice Chancellor for Student Services. “We wanted to give area students and their parents a little glimpse of what makes Bossier Parish Community College one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation.”


With more than 7,900 students, BPCC has expanded programs in high demand areas including allied health, manufacturing, engineering, oil and gas, and cyber. Many of these programs are aligned with programs at 4-year institutions, giving students graduating from BPCC a seamless transfer to those schools.


BPCC offers associate degrees, certificate/technical diplomas, and technical competency areas in 6 academic areas: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Business; Communication & Performing Arts; Liberal Arts; Science, Nursing & Allied Health; and Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.


Also a part of Senior Fling are performances by the Cavalier Cheerleaders and the Ladies-in-Gold Danceline. Attendees will also hear welcomes from BPCC Chancellor Jim Henderson and BPCC SGA President Randy Stewart. BPCC Financial Aid staff will also provide informative and useful “funding your education” tips.


The BPCC gym is located on the College campus at 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City, LA.


For more information on the BPCC Senior Fling Open House or to schedule a personalized tour, contact the Recruiting Office at (318) 678-6033.


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