College Essay Confidante Brings 50 to College Prep Night

Almost 50 parents and rising seniors attended a college preparatory night on June 28 at the J.V. Fletcher Library. The group was there to learn about the application and admissions process.

Presenters were, Wendy Pechacek, Westford School Department Guidance Coordinator 6-12; Troy E. Lazaro, Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment, UMass-Lowell; Andrew N. Carter, Senior Associate Director, Office of Admissions, College of the Holy Cross; Julie Shields-Rutyna, Director of College Planning at the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority.

The event was organized by Joyce Pellino Crane, the College Essay Confidante. Crane, a journalist, also presented a workshop to rising seniors to help them brainstorm topics for their college essays.

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