Eve Zimmerman, dual credit coordinator at Spoon River College, will be reaching out to students in district high schools to share information about the College’s dual credit program, which allows eligible high school students to take college level courses.
Visits include both virtual and in-person, and the following have been scheduled. Additional schools and times will be announced as they are scheduled.
Astoria: In-person Dual Credit Night visit on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at the high school.
Lewistown HS: Virtual Dual Credit Night, Thursday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. using Google Meets. Interested students should contact Kerry Hatfill for more information.
Rushville-Industry HS: Virtual Dual Credit Night on March 23 at 7 p.m. Interested students should contact Holly Acheson for more information.
West Prairie HS: In-person Dual Credit Night visit on Monday, March 1 at 11 a.m. at the high school.
Dual credit classes include transfer education courses such as English and Communications as well as career technical courses like welding and nursing assistant. They may be taught at the high school by high school teachers who have a Master degree, or at the College by college faculty.
Depending on the class and the high school, students may also be able to earn both high school and college credit for a particular class. The dual credit program offers cost savings on tuition, and scholarships are available through the SRC Foundation.