Project Leeway orientation session

If you’re interested in becoming a Lee College student but are unsure how to afford the cost of tuition, textbooks, child care or transportation, Project Leeway can help. An orientation session about the program will be held 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, June 18, in Room 115 of the TV-1 building on the Lee College campus.

Funded through a U.S. Department of Education grant, Project Leeway assists low-income adults in gaining access to a college education.

After applying and being accepted into Project Leeway, students are taken through a quick-start, five-week program that refreshes their reading, writing, math, social and study skills, and gives them the opportunity to explore a wide variety of technical careers.

“After five weeks, they will receive college credit and be registered for the next semester,” said Leona Jackson, interim grant director. “Child care issues will be taken care of, textbook issues will be resolved and they will know where they stand with financial aid. All we need is their positive smiles and eagerness to get started.”

The next Project Leeway class at Lee College begins in July. For more information about the upcoming June orientation session or applying for the program, contact the Project Leeway office at 281.425.6492 or 281.425.6559.