Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science to begin spring informational tour of state

The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science is beginning its spring recruiting tour of Kansas.

A letter from KAMS Director Ron Keller recently went out to all Kansas high school sophomores, inviting them to attend one of the free informational sessions.

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

Eight sessions have been scheduled:

Hutchinson, 6 p.m. April 8
Hutchinson Public Library
901 N. Main St.
Hutchinson, KS 67501

Colby, 6 p.m. April 11
Colby Public Library
375 W. Fourth St.
Colby, KS 67701

Dodge City, 6 p.m. April 15
Dodge City Public Library
1001 N. Second Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801

Emporia, 6 p.m. April 16
Emporia Public Library
110 E. Sixth Ave.
Emporia, KS 66801

Wichita, 6 p.m. April 17
Wichita Public Library
Lionel D. Alford Branch
3447 S. Meridian
Wichita, KS 67217

Topeka, 6 p.m. April 22
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
1515 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66604

Manhattan, 6 p.m. April 23
Manhattan Public Library
629 Poyntz Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502

Bonner Springs, 6 p.m. April 24
Bonner Springs Public Library
201 N. Nettleton Ave.
Bonner Springs, KS 66012

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/information-Sessions/

Students and their parents can also schedule individual visits by contacting the KAMS 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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