Article by Steve Corlew-
A Middle College Program at Jackson State Community College is giving Henderson County high school students a chance to earn college credits.
Twenty-eight students from Lexington High School and 10 from Scotts Hill High School are taking advantage of the new program.
The program is through a state grant and on the surface looks like a well-known Dual Enrollment program that the college has hosted for many years, according to Sandy Stanfill, director of the Jackson State Community College Henderson County-Lexington Center.
The grant awards students $2,000 per semester ($4,000 per year) to cover the cost of the program.
The new program allows high school juniors to enroll as full-time college students.
Under this new program not only are students earning college credits, but they can now earn a…
For complete coverage, see the September 13th edition of The Lexington Progress.