Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science to hold information sessions across Kansas

HAYS, Kan. -- Staff from Fort Hays State University's Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science will host free information sessions across the state for seventh-graders through high school sophomores and their families in June and July.

The academy offers high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head start on their college education (up to 68 credit hours). As of print date, eight rising junior spots (sophomores becoming juniors) are open for this coming year.

Students and their parents can learn about KAMS and visit with representatives from the academy. Registration can be by phone, 785-628-4719, or by visiting the registration website at http://www.fhsu.edu/kams/Info-session-registration/.

The sessions are listed chronologically.

Salina, Monday, June 12

7 to 8 p.m.
Salina Public Library, Prescott Meeting Room
301 W. Elm St.

Overland Park, Monday, June 19
5 to 6 p.m.
Oak Park Library, Glass Meeting Room
9500 Bluejacket St.

Colby, Thursday, June 22
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Pioneer Memorial Library
375 W. Fourth St.

Topeka, Monday, June 26
6 to 7 p.m.
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Marvin Auditorium 101C
1515 SW 10th Ave.

Great Bend, Thursday, June 29
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Great Bend Public Library
1409 Williams St.

Cimarron, Thursday, July 6
6 to 7 p.m.
Cimarron City Library
120 N. Main

Chanute, Monday, July 10
5 to 6 p.m.
Chanute Public Library
111 N. Lincoln Ave.

Wichita,Thursday, July 13
6 to 7 p.m.
Wichita Central Library, Patio Room
223 S. Main St.

Manhattan, Thursday, July 20
6 to 7 p.m.
Manhattan Public Library, Auditorium
629 Poyntz Ave.

All information sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jared Cook, coordinator for marketing and recruitment, at 785-628-4719 or visit www.fhsu.edu/kams.

About KAMS:
KAMS is an early-entry-to-college program that focuses on advanced mathematics and science. While studying at KAMS, students live on campus in a select residence hall with other KAMS students from across Kansas and around the world. Over the course of two years, students take 68 hours of college credit. These college classes are taken alongside traditional college undergraduates and taught by college professors, while simultaneously contributing to their high school graduation requirements.

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