College fair has facts on majors and money

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 29, 2008


The National Association for College Admission Counseling brings its college fair to Tampa this weekend. College-bound students can receive information on admission requirements, financial aid, testing and college majors from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. Representatives from at least 37 universities and colleges will attend. For more information, visit www.nacacnet.org/ncf.


Today is the deadlinefor paid internship

Get paid to make a difference. Bank of America is looking for high school juniors and seniors who aspire to be community leaders.

Student leaders work an eight-week paid internship at a nonprofit/charitable organization and attend a Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., July 13-18. Apply online at www.bankofamerica.com/nei studentleaders. The deadline is today.


Monroe students have part in book's success

A book that Monroe Middle School students proofread and made suggestions for is making a splash. Published in December, Chess Rumble, by G. Neri, was recently named as a notable book for 2008 by the Association for Library Service to Children.


'Mouse' will illustrate the joys of reading

A special guest - a "mouse" - will greet students today at St. Joseph Catholic School. The event, which involves a guest dressed as the character from the story If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff, kicks off the school's annual book fair, which starts Monday.