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News Contact:
Cathy Summa-Wolfe
, Director
Communications & Community Relations

College Success Saturday a Hit with Students and Parents

College Success Saturday
Photo: Bruce Furiya, COM Counselor

Kentfield, CA— May 3, 2012 —The Counseling Department and Outreach and School Relations Office hosted College Success Saturday over the weekend and welcomed approximately 180 graduating seniors and 102 parents. The event was the culmination of a number of information sessions at local high schools that included testing sessions and provided opportunities for seniors to meet with COM counselors and develop their individual education plans. Separate orientations, in both Spanish and English, were offered to students and parents. Students who had completed the application, testing, and student education plan steps registered for summer/fall courses. COM faculty and staff were available during lunch at information tables to welcome students and answer questions. COM student ambassadors led tours of the campus and it was a great success for this inaugural event.
Hats off and hearty thanks to the many COM faculty, staff members, students, and community members who participated in this important event (apologies in advance if we’ve missed anyone).
Bruce Furuya, Alex Clark, Alexandra Magallanes, Allen Taylor, Anna Pilloton, Annahita Fallah, Becky Reetz, Brett Sklove, Byron Ramey, Carol Perez, Cesar Pomajulca, Chase Schweitzer, Chris Schultz, Daniel Sulaiman, David LaRocca, Debbie Wiebers, Debra Lewis, Dong Nguyen, Ellen Shaw, Gina Cullen, Gina Longo, Ginny Hanna, Jesse Klein, Joan Paulino, Joetta Scott, Judy Morgan, June Yokell, Kathy Takemoto, Kristi Kuhn, Kristin Perrone, Lance Reyes, Laurie Ordin, Lee Deo, Letta Hlavachek, Lexi Lobdell, Lisa DiCarlo, Luz Moreno, Marnitha Haynes-Barnes, Matt Markovich, Miguel Aguila, Sandra Tachihara, Shannon Timpane, Sharon Haanstra, Steve Dodson, Sue Scott, and Theo Fung.

Raffle prizes were generously donated by Campus Police (two fall semester parking permits), COM Bookstore (bags and COM mugs), and Seasonal Cuts in Kentfield (two free back-to-school haircuts). Funds for the delicious lunch by New Mecca Catering were provided by ASCOM.

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