College, Technical School, Military and Business Expo/Fair set for Tuesday at Versailles


VERSAILLES – The Versailles FFA Chapter and Versailles High School Counselor Hollie Ahrens will host the fifth annual College, Technical, Military and Business Expo/Fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Versailles High School.

A new addition to the activities this year will include two guest speakers. To kick off the event, Van Wright from Bowling Green State University will give a presentation called “Navigating through the College Admission Process” at 5:30 p.m. in room D147. At 7:15 p.m., Steve Brown from Edison State Community College will give tips on searching and applying for scholarships in Room D147.

This activity is free and open to all high school students and their parents. Light refreshments will be served.

The colleges, technical schools and military representatives that have confirmed their attendance include Bowling Green State University, Edison State Community College, Wright State University-Lake and Main Campus, Indiana University East, Ohio Northern University, Rhodes State, Modern College of Design, Wilmington College, Purdue Poly Tech, Ohio Northern University, Mount St. Joseph, University of Northwestern Ohio, University of Mount Union, University of Cincinnati, Ball State University, University of Toledo, Marines, Ohio Christian University, Muskingum University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Hobart Institute, Ohio State University-ATI, Ohio Army National Guard, Army, Ashland University, Kettering College, MVCTC Adult Education, Baldwin Wallace University, University of St Francis, Muskingum University, Clark State, Ohio State University Main Campus and Lima, Johnson & Wales University and Purdue University-Fort Wayne.

Last year the event added local businesses to participate and share their current employment opportunities. They also will share employment information for students planning on entering the workforce after high school, summer internships, scholarships and employment for future college graduates.

Businesses that have committed to attend so far include Midmark, Choice One Engineering, Superior Aluminum, Voisard Tool, Whirlpool, Bruns Construction, Sunrise, Brilliant Beginnings, Dick Lavy, Versailles Health Care, Wayne Hospital and King Command.