Herds of Students Tour Higher Education Options

All Sophomores in the Grand Valley take this Higher Education Tour Annually

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - A herd of high school sophomores could be seen on Friday all across Colorado Mesa University and Western Colorado Community College, taking a look at their options for higher education.

More than 450 students from Grand Junction High School took this opportunity today.

All schools in the valley take this tour annually for sophomores including Fruita Monument, Central, and Palisade High Schools.

It's not just courses offered through local campuses, but also options such as law enforcement, firefighting, and much more.

"Kids seem to be engaged with our presenters that we have here today. I've heard a lot of laughter coming out of the rooms as well as a lot of great questions", says Justin Little the Career & College Adviser for GJHS.

"I'm not only interested in digital design I'm also interested in going into the medical field and maybe becoming a registered nurse", Cheyenne Kirkpatrick who's a Sophomore at GJHS.

Unlike previous years, students had the chance to explore the entire campus of CMU including their newest facilities.

Students expressed much interest in all of options available in the Grand Valley.


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