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Contact: Allison Benner, College Relations Associate - Media, 610-740-3790

 

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LEHIGH VALLEY YOUNG WOMEN "REACH FOR THE STARS" AT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT SYMPOSIUM AT CEDAR CREST COLLEGE

 

Allentown, PA (October 18, 2007) - More than 75 young women from local high school Junior Achievement (JA) programs will gather at Cedar Crest College for the 2007 Young Women's Future Symposium.  The event, which features keynote speaker Pamela Varkony and workshops led by Cedar Crest faculty mentors and others, aims to develop networking, interpersonal skills and future opportunities for young women.

WHAT:
Junior Achievement Young Women's Future Symposium - Reach for the Stars

 

WHEN/WHERE:
Friday, October 19, 2007, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. - Welcome Address given by JA and Cedar Crest representatives including College President Jill L. Sherman.

Samuels Theatre, Tompkins College Center

8:45 a.m. - Keynote Address by Pamela Varkony, a nationally recognized writer, commentator and speaker.

Samuels Theatre, Tompkins College Center

Workshops and breakout sessions will continue throughout the day.  For a complete schedule of events, please contact the College Relations Office.

WHO:
Young women students from area high schools including Catasauqua, Liberty, Moravian Academy, Northampton, Northern Lehigh, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Saucon Valley, Wilson and Communities in Schools.

More than 60 mentors from various fields ranging from Business, Healthcare, Science, Government, etc., to speak to each student and provide insight into their field of work.

INFO:
Cedar Crest College Relations, 610-740-3790

 

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