John Wood Ag Alumni Hosting "Ag Career Night"
3 months, 1 week ago
Event will be February 25 near Perry, Il
John Wood Community College's Agriculture Alumni Association will host an "Ag Career Night" Monday evening, February 25, near Perry. All area high school students, especially juniors and seniors interested in careers in agriculture, are invited. Parents, high school agriculture teachers and counselors also are encouraged to attend. Advance registration is requested by contacting the JWCC Agricultural Education Center at 217.236.4711 or 217.641.4558 by February 15.
The program will be held at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center on Illinois Route 104, four miles west of the 104 and 107 junction near Perry. The evening will begin with registration from 6 to 6:15 p.m. followed by a meal. Tours of the JWCC Agricultural Education Center and the adjacent University of Illinois Crop Sciences and Beef Research farms will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free of charge. The evening will conclude before 9 p.m.
Andy Bastert, chair of the JWCC Ag Alumni Association Ag Career Night, will host the event. JWCC faculty will provide an overview of the College's agriculture programs and career opportunities, as well as specific details on the individual programs available. JWCC admissions, academic advising, and financial aid staff will discuss the application process, financial aid and support services. Recent JWCC agriculture graduates will lead a panel discussion focusing on their experiences at JWCC and their chosen careers.