Sixth graders attend college-prep at Chandler-Gilbert CC

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

About 140 sixth grade students from five local elementary schools recently began participation in Arizona-based Chandler-Gilbert Community College's Destination College , a program that exposes elementary students and their families to the college experience.

For the two weeks ending June 20, students from Bologna, Frye, Galveston, Hartford, Knox and San Marcos elementary schools will learn about a variety of career fields as well as attend classes in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This year's program will focus heavily on green engineering, according to a press release

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