UWA plans 2019 career exploration camp

Published 10:40 am Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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The University of West Alabama’s (UWA) Division of Economic Development and Outreach is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Career Exploration Summer Camp (CESC). All applications must be received or postmarked by Monday, Feb. 25.

There will be two sessions, June 16-21 (Camp One) and June 23-28 (Camp Two), for rising high school sophomore and junior students.

The residential program, held on the UWA campus, offers students the ability to explore career options and prepare for college through interactive and engaging hands-on activities, field trips and presentations. The CESC Program, sponsored by the Daniel Foundation, is open to students attending public and private secondary schools located in Choctaw, Greene, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Pickens and Sumter Counties.

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Approximately 20 students from grades 10-11 will be accepted to participate in the 5-day summer program. Scholarships will include the following:

Applications may also be obtained by contacting Sanquenetta Thompson at (205) 652-3408, sthompson@uwa.edu or call UWA’s Division of Economic Development and Outreach at (205) 652-3828. Completed applications can be returned via email or mail at UWA Station 45, Livingston, AL 35470.

(This article originally appeared in the Wednesday, February 6 issue of the Demopolis Times.)