Goshen High School recently held a GEAR UP Alabama night to recognize and develop awareness of September as School Attendance Month. Jacqueline Stennis, Ph.D., GUA Family Coordinator, presented a student involved and engaged presentation entitled “Student Success: It Starts with Attendance”. During this presentation, Dr. Stennis emphasized the importance of students having perfect attendance in school to be successful in life.

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After presenting to the 11th grade GUA students at Goshen High School, Dr. Stennis traveled to Brundidge, AL and presented to the Pike County High School 10th and 11th grade GUA students. She ended her day in Pike County Schools by returning to Goshen High School’s Open House/GEAR UP Night. During that event, she spoke to GUA parents from both schools and discussed the following topics and then answered all questions proposed by parents:

  • 10 Facts About School Attendance
  • Opportunities Provided for You and Your Child Through GEAR UP Alabama
  • GUA UAB Dual Enrollment
  • The Alabama Community College System GEAR UP College Tuition Waiver

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