College Quest, a college fair and information night, will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in the Simpson University Gymnasium (2211 College View Drive, Redding) from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. This free community event is open to everyone, but specifically designed for North State High School students and their families to explore higher education opportunities. The gymnasium is called the James M. Grant Center and parking is free.
College Quest will feature booths from regional colleges and universities. Admissions professionals will be on hand to showcase their academic programs and provide students with admission information. Attendees can learn about degree options, costs of attending and accreditation. There will be free workshops presented by College OPTIONS staff 5:30 pm and 6:45 pm covering the following topics:
- Career Exploration
- Financial Aid
College Quest is part of a tour network, coordinated by statewide organizations. The Redding event is planned and sponsored by representatives from College OPTIONS, The McConnell Foundation, Shasta Union High School District, Reach Higher Shasta, Simpson University, Merchants Bank of Commerce, Redding Electric Utility, Shasta College, Shasta Regional Community Foundation, Golden Valley Bank, Dignity Health, Institute of Technology, Results Radio, Dutch Bros, and Redding Chamber of Commerce.