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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Students Explore Their Educational Options at Successful 2017 National College Fair

Miami-Dade County Public Schools experienced another successful National College Fair last Sunday at the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Hotel. 

“This event is a wonderful and beneficial opportunity for our students to get information and learn about the academic choices that are available to them,” said School Board Member Perla Tabares Hantman, who has co-chaired the event since being elected to the School Board many years ago.

More than 10,000 students had the opportunity to meet with representatives from some 200 colleges and universities; 25 from around the world, including France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain and Canada.

RIBBON CUTTING: Officially opening the 2017 National College Fair were (left-to-right) Dr. David K Moore, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Academic Support;
School Board Members Mari Tere Rojas and Perla Tabares Hantman; Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho; and School Board Chair Dr. Laurence S. Feldman.

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools sponsored the free event.

PHOTO CAPTION:  Miami-Dade students and their parents listen to the representative from Texas A & M.

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