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Communities In Schools-Bay Area
News Release
Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Dropout Prevention Program Hosts College And Career Day at Brookside Intermediate

Communities In Schools-Bay Area (CIS-Bay Area) recently hosted a College & Career Day at Brookside Intermediate. More than 250 Eighth Grade students were give the opportunity to meet with dozens of business ansd education professionals as part of the event. CIS-Bay Area is a dropout prevention program serving 12 schools in Clear Creek and Dickinson ISDs.

Keynote speaker was Scott Sheldon, former professional baseball player and current general manager of Big League Dreams in League City. He was followed by Liz Sitta of Alvin Community College who discussed preparing for college.

Participating in the event were representatives from the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Marines and Alvin and San Jacinto Community Colleges, and The Art Institute of Houston International Culinary Schools.

Professions represented were crime scene investigator, criminologist, law enforcement, firefighter/EMT, attorney, graphic designer, web designer, electrical engineer, personal trainer, chef, pharmacist, teacher, registered nurse, veterinarian, TV reporter and professional baseball player.

For more information the CIS-Bay Area program, visit

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