FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - South Seattle Community College

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2003. Program Helping Struggling Students Celebrates 10 th. Anniversary. Career Link Academy at South Seattle ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2003 Program Helping Struggling Students Celebrates 10th Anniversary Career Link Academy at South Seattle Community College (SSCC) is celebrating 10 years of helping youth achieve their career and education dreams. Youth who have lost direction, dropped out of high school, and are between the ages of 16 and 21 are candidates for Career Link Academy. Students are enrolled in both academic and vocational skills courses to gain skills necessary to take the next step. Students have the option to complete their GED (General Educational Development) requirements. The academy strives to make youth more employable and puts the dream of attending college within their grasp. The program has an open enrollment policy and there is no cost. This means no tuition, plus free books, supplies, and bus passes. Career Link Academy has two locations, one on SSCC’s main West Seattle campus and the other at the college’s NewHolly Learning Center branch campus on Beacon Hill. Students are invited to enroll in the program on Wednesdays from noon to 2:00 p.m. at Science Building, room 312, on the SSCC main campus. Enrollment is available at the NewHolly Learning Center on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. In addition to South Seattle Community College, Career Link Academy partners include Seattle Public Schools and King County Work Training Program. For more information, go to or call (206) 764-7946. ###

For more information contact Marie Coon, Career Link Academy Director, at (206) 768-6727 or [email protected]