Central Arizona College First Step Program hosts event at Aravaipa

xDSC00837.JPG

By Nina Crowder

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Central Arizona College held its First Step Program BBQ along with friendly games of volleyball and flag football and a nice social gathering amongst the First Step participants.

Benny DeSantiago and Maria Munoz were in attendance to oversee, participate and answer any questions. They had a good turn out with around 25 to 30 students. Many of them enthusiastically played volleyball and football regardless of the heat.

The Central Arizona College First Step is a summer program for Pinal County high school students completing their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school and meet in-state residency guidelines. The program allows high school students to enroll in college courses before graduating from high school. Students who enroll in the program may enroll in up to seven college credits and receive a tuition waiver. The CAC First Step summer program started May 28 and classes last from five to eight weeks.

Prior to registering for coursework at Central Arizona College, first time, First Step students are expected to complete placement testing and attend and Advising Forum. Placement testing and Advising Forums are available by appointment only. Students much contact the CAC campus to schedule an appointment for Placement Testing and Advising Forum. First Step students are members of CAC Community College and are expected to adhere to all college rules and regulations listed in the College Catalog. Students are expected to attend all classes and are responsible for completing the withdrawal process for any courses they do not attend.

There is a lot of excitement and encouragement provided by high school counselors and the guidance counselors at Central Arizona College, Maria Munoz and Benny DeSantiago. The First Step program is a unique program and a wonderful opportunity. If you would like additional information about the program please feel free to contact Central Arizona College at 520-357-2800.

Leave a Reply

  • Latest News

    SR 77 Aravaipa Creek Bridge Replacement Project

    April 17th, 2014
    by

    The Arizona Department of Transportation is set to begin a construction project this month to replace the Aravaipa Creek Bridge […]


    Pastor’s Corner: Celebrating the Sacrifice of Jesus Christ

    April 15th, 2014
    by

    In John 19:28-30 we read these words:  “Knowing that all was now completed and so that the Scripture would be fulfilled,


    Cross country runner makes stop in Superior to help veterans

    April 15th, 2014
    by

    Anna Judd, a 29-year-old resident of Orange County, has set out on a mission to run across America to raise money and awareness for veterans.


    Superior Little League parade is Monday

    April 15th, 2014
    by

    The Superior Little League will kick off its 2014 Major and Minor Baseball and Softball League seasons with the annual Little League Parade on Monday, April 21.


  • More Stories

    Resolution Copper Mining begins worker trainee program

    February 6th, 2014
    by

    SUPERIOR, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014 – Resolution Copper Mining is beginning a Worker Trainee Program as part of its commitment […]


    Oracle Schools to consider moving kindergarten to the Mountain Vista Campus

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Dennis Blauser Superintendent, Oracle Schools On Feb. 18 the Oracle School District Governing Board will discuss the idea of […]


    Enjoy a day of outdoor recreation and history at the Third Annual Legends of Superior Trails Eco-Tourism Festival

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    The Legends of Superior Trails invites you to enjoy a day of history, and adventure at the Third Annual Legends […]


    Couple who held daughters captive in Pima County now facing Pinal County charges

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    A couple accused of keeping the wife’s three daughters captive in Pima County are now facing added charges in Pinal […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin