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Graduating High School Seniors Offered PJC Summer Class Scholarship

A scholarship covering tuition to one Summer I or Summer II class for graduating high school students in the Paris Junior College service area. That includes Delta, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, and Red River counties.

At a recent Paris Junior College meeting with area high school counselors, PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Director Rob Stanley provided an update on dual credit classes. Counselors heard from several PJC officials on topics such as registration, dual credit, scholarships, and financial aid.

“To take advantage of the scholarship, all a student need do is fill out the online application and enter ‘summer scholarship’ unless they plan to continue at PJC in the fall semester,” said Sheila Reece, Vice President for Student Access and Success, “If they plan to continue, they should enter ‘summer and fall scholarship’ and we will use the same application for the free summer class and the fall semester.

The Vice President for Student Access and Success said “It only takes ten minutes and is well worth the time.”

Once students are registered, more financial aid may be available for emergency aid grants. Students may also be able to check out laptops to assist with online classes. Those planning to attend another school in the fall may still take advantage of the summer class. Find more information and the online scholarship application at www.parisjc.edu/scholarships.

“This is a free class that can be taken care of this summer and transferred to university,” said Reece. For more questions about the free tuition for a Summer I or II class, contact Reece at [email protected] or Registrar Amie Cato at [email protected].

For information about enrollment and scholarship opportunities at the PJC Center, call 903-885-1232.

Paris Junior College — located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of Dallas — has been a part of the Lamar County community since 1924.

Paris Junior College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as Certificates of Proficiency in technical/workforce fields. The college has expanded its academic curriculum through the years to encourage associate degree and university transfer candidates. Since establishing its first vocational program — jewelry and watchmaking in 1942 — the college has been aggressive in adding technical/workforce programs that will benefit students entering the workforce.

PJC Paris Junior College

The campus of 54 tree-shaded acres includes 20 major buildings and residence halls and provides students a unique and pleasant environment for learning.

Paris Junior College also operates centers in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and in Greenville, Texas.

Vision

To be the educational provider of choice for the region.

Mission

Paris Junior College is a comprehensive community college serving the region’s educational and training needs while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of our diverse community.

Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs welcomes students

Author: Ross LaBenske

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