Free workshop for prospective service academy students to be held Sept. 12

Sep 04, 2019

Portland — Maine Maritime Academy and Maine’s congressional delegation will hold a free informational workshop for prospective students and their parents to learn about admission to federal and other service academies on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

The workshop is designed to encourage personal consultation with representatives of various post-secondary institutions that offer structured leadership environments or opportunity for U.S. military service. High school students who are interested in disciplined training environments or unique opportunities for personal growth are encouraged to attend the workshop and ask questions about admissions, career services, and financial aid.

The evening workshop will consist of multiple informative sessions on federal military academies and the associated nomination process; military Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) opportunities available at various types of colleges and universities; private military college options; and an overview of public maritime colleges, such as Maine Maritime Academy. College program personnel and representatives from Maine’s congressional delegation will be on hand to answer questions.

For further information or to register for the free workshop, call 326-2207 or contact admissions@mma.edu. Walk-ins are welcome.

 

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