On Sunday, Feb.23, KCTCS and each of its 16 colleges will partner with African-American churches throughout the state to host college information fairs for prospective college students and their families. The day will promote higher education to show students how they can achieve a college education. It will also highlight the role of parental involvement and early preparation in facilitating successful access to college for African-Americans. It is part of the KCTCS Super Sunday statewide effort to encourage early planning for college and the involvement of community members as mentors for young people.
MCC’s Super Sunday church partners are:
The event will begin at 2 p.m. at each of the churches with the pastors and college representatives discussing the importance of education. Each church will have a Super Sunday Hall of Fame Student Recognition; individuals are Nicola Douglas (Bethel Baptist), Asia Couch (Pleasant Hill), and Ashley Maypray (Mt. Zion). The college fair will begin at approximately 3 p.m. with MCC representatives from various departments and career-training programs present to meet attendees, answer questions, and distribute information.
Additional event details can be found by visiting the Super Sunday College Fair website.