New River CTC offers two Kids College Classes in Summersville

[SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va.] Youth have two opportunities to participate in Kids College at New River Community and Technical College’s Nicholas County Campus this summer with classes planned for June 26 and July 24.

“True Stories about West Virginia and Your Home Town” will be the topic for the Wednesday, June 26 class running from 8 a.m. to noon. Author Mark Romano will share local history and true stories from Nicholas County and other parts of West Virginia. Participants will learn about the state and participate in activities. The class is open to youth ages 5 to 14. The cost for the class is $35, and participants should preregister by June 19.

The “I AM FROM Writing Workshop” planned for Wednesday, July 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. is open to youth ages 10 to 14. Participants in the workshop will create a personalized literary piece, worthy of printing and framing. The cost for the class is $50, and participants should preregister by July 17.

Additional Kids College Classes may be added in July.

For more information on Kids College or to register, visit www.newriver.edu/community or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101, gkincaid@newriver.edu) or Jeanne Stone (304-883-2469, vstone@newriver.edu).

New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).