KAMS informational trips set for January-February: Staff to visit prospective students, families in Bonner Springs, Liberal, Goodland, Hutchinson

Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science staff will begin their 2013 informational and recruitment tour of Kansas with four trips in January and February.

A postcard from KAMS Director Ron Keller recently went out to Kansas high school students, inviting them to attend one of the informational sessions.

Students who complete KAMS receive a high school diploma from their high school and also receive a minimum of 68 hours of college credit from Fort Hays State University. Tuition, fees and books for 68 credit hours at KAMS are free for students attending a Kansas public high school.

The schedule:

Bonner Springs, Jan. 30, 6 p.m.
Bonner Springs City Library
201 North Nettleton Ave.

Liberal, Feb. 5, 6 p.m.
Liberal Memorial Library
519 N. Kansas

Goodland, Feb. 6, 6 p.m. Mountain time
Goodland Public Library
812 Broadway

Hutchinson, Feb. 11, 6 p.m.
Hutchinson Public Library
901 North Main Street

The sessions are free, and students who are beginning the seventh grade through sophomore year in high school are encouraged to attend. Space is limited, so the academy asks that parents RSVP by going to the website, www.fhsu.edu/kams/meetings, or by calling 785-628-4690.

Students and their parents can also schedule individual visits by contacting the office at 785-628-4690.

KAMS is the state’s premier early-entry-to-college program for high school juniors and seniors, focusing on strong academics, hands-on research opportunities, a vibrant on-campus living community and leadership opportunities. Students in the academy stay enrolled in their high school but live on the FHSU campus and take college courses to complete their last two years of high school.

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