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North Lake College and Career Mentoring Group Target High School Students

IRVING, Texas. May 18, 2005 — North Lake College and the Applied Learning Career Path Mentoring (ALCPM) group will present a career motivational program for the college’s TRiO/Upward Bound high school students. The program will take place on Tuesday, June 28 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. near the college’s soccer field. Featured will be a “race truck” that will perform a burnout to demonstrate a real-life application of mathematical concepts. Mentors from ALCPM will speak to students about career paths for engineering, aerospace, business, journalism, science, medicine and the military. The public is invited.

The North Lake TRiO/Upward Bound summer program provides a college environment for Irving area teenagers. The students take part in an intensive curriculum with individual programs of study geared toward their particular academic needs and career goals. For more information about the program, contact the college’s Upward Bound director Guy Melton at (972) 273-3375.

ALCPM is a volunteer mentoring program of professionals who represent several different career fields. The mentors present in-depth career path mentoring to motivate students to set career and educational goals. For more information about ALCPM, contact Larry Zavala at (214) 770-3560.

North Lake College is a member of the Dallas County Community College District. Call (972) 273-3000 for college information, or go to the college’s Web site at www.northlakecollege.edu