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Let’s Go to College Event Promotes Higher Education to Elementary Students

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Reno’s Sunrise Rotary Club, in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College, entertained area kiddos today as part of a promotion designed to get young students thinking about college.

More than 400 students took part at Palmer Elementary. They got free notebooks and pencils.

Washoe County School District Superintendent Traci Davis was joined by school board trustees Malena Raymond and Veronica Frenkel, as well as TMCC’s lizard mascot.

“We hope that as the students see and use the college notebook and pencils over time,
it will help the kids and their families remember it’s possible to get to college and that
there are many people ready to support their goals,” said John Albrecht, Reno Sunrise
Rotary Club president.

The “Let’s go to college” effort is sponsored by the Rotary, the Washoe County Education Alliance and TMCC.

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