Exploration Day at GCCC scheduled for Nov. 10

GARDEN CITY — Area high school juniors and seniors are invited to Exploration Day on the Garden City Community College campus to explore various fields of study and discover opportunities that GCCC provides.

Set for Nov. 10, Exploration Day includes a welcome session to introduce the college, an open house session for students to explore areas of study which interest them, free lunch, and a closing session.

The recommended registration deadline is Oct. 22. Students who register by Oct. 22 will entered to win a scholarship. Three $1,000 scholarships and six $500 scholarships will be given out.

Check-in is from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and the closing session should conclude by 1:30 p.m.

Areas of study represented on Exploration Day include:

  • Animal Science/Agriculture/Meat & Food Science o Art/Design
  • Business/Technology/Computer Science/Computer Support Specialist
  • Communications – English/Speech/Journalism/Media/Quiz Bowl o Cosmetology/Manicuring
  • Criminal Justice/Fire Science/EMT/Paramedic
  • Education/Early Childhood Education o Health Education/Physical Education/Athletic Training
  • John Deere Tech/Automotive Tech
  • Math/Science
  • Drama/Music – Vocal & Instrumental
  • Nursing/Allied Health
  • Psychology/Sociology
  • Welding/Carpentry/Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

To register, high school students can contact their school counselor or go to https://www.gcccks.edu/exploration_day_2021.aspx. When registering, students should be prepared to select which sessions they would like to attend. Breakout sessions are provided for all general education, fine arts, and vocational/technical fields. A few clubs and teams will also host a breakout session.

For questions regarding GCCC’s Exploration Day, contact Julie Farr at julie.farr@gcccks.edu or 620-276-9684