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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 26, 2018
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-2060

Students Explore Educational Options at Successful 2018 National College Fair

Miami-Dade County Public Schools had another phenomenal success with the 2018 College Fair held last Sunday at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. More than 10,000 students and parents attended the four-hour event where representatives from 200 colleges and universities provided information about admissions, housing, and financial aid, among other things.

“The College Fair provides students and parents with easy access and excellent information about educational opportunities,” said School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman, who has co-chaired Miami-Dade’s College Fair for 21 consecutive years. “It is a wonderful and beneficial way for students to become informed and discover the academic choices available to them.”




A Miami-Dade student and her mother listen to representative from Campbell University in North Carolina.


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



RIBBON CUTTING: Officially opening the 2018 National College Fair were (left-to-right) Board Members Dr. Lawrence S. Feldman and Mari Tere Rojas holding her granddaughter;
Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman; Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho; and Board Member Lubby Navarro.



TOP CAPTION:  Miami-Dade School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman and Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho meet students from Westland Hialeah Senior High School who attended the 2018 College Fair.


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