Tampa Bay’s Virtual HBCU College Fair: Jack and Jill Offers Virtual Program to Highlight
Historically Black Colleges & Universities to Area Students
Who: Jack and Jill of America, Inc. – Suncoast Chapter; in partnership with AKA AKAdemy, members of the Divine Nine; St. Petersburg Chapter of The Links, Incorporated; and Shorecrest Preparatory School
What: 6th Annual HBCU College Fair Virtual Information Session & Prep for College Panel
Now in its sixth year, Jack and Jill and its partners host the Tampa Bay Area’s only HBCU College Fair. During the virtual college fair, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to alumni and admissions reps from colleges and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more. The virtual event is followed by an in-person panel discussion hosted at Shorecrest Preparatory School. The panel includes Shorecrest Director of College Counseling, Myra Simpson, along with college admissions representatives.
HBCU Virtual College Fair – Thursday, September 15 starting at 6:30pm
In-person Prep for College Session – Saturday, September 17 from 10 am to noon
Virtual College Fair – online via eventbrite.com
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-hbcu-virtual-college-fair-registration-389748106077
Prep for College Session –
Janet Root Theatre at Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 1st St NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33703
Supporting and promoting HBCUs are critical components to Jack and Jill’s mission of education and leadership.
About Suncoast Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated is an African-American organization of mothers who nurture future leaders by strengthening children through chapter programming, community service, legislative advocacy and philanthropic giving. The mothers believe every child, with proper guidance and opportunity, can be a leader.
The Suncoast Chapter of Jack and Jill of America is composed of 35 dedicated mothers and 86 children between the ages of 2-18 years old. The Chapter is uniquely positioned and committed to making a difference in the lives of families residing in Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota Counties. For more information, visit JackandJillSuncoast.org.