KCC hosting Legacy Scholars enrollment events in April and May

A view of the reflecting pools area in front of the North Avenue campus on a sunny summer day.

Kellogg Community College and the Battle Creek College Access Network will host three Legacy Scholars Kick-Off days in April and May to assist eligible students from Battle Creek Central, Calhoun Community, Lakeview and W. K. Preparatory high schools with completing the enrollment processes related to the Legacy Scholars Scholarship and attending KCC this fall.

Legacy Scholars Kick-Off days will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the following dates on KCC’s campus at 450 North Ave. in Battle Creek:

  • Monday, April 29, for Lakeview High School students
  • Tuesday, April 30, for Lakeview and Calhoun Community high school students
  • Thursday, May 2, for Battle Creek Central and W.K. Kellogg Preparatory high school students

During the events, KCC and Battle Creek CAN staff will assist students through the Legacy Scholars Scholarship and KCC enrollment processes. Students will:

  • Learn more about the Legacy Scholars Scholarship and completing the application process
  • Learn how to enroll in classes at KCC
  • Learn how to complete the financial aid process at KCC
  • Complete a financial literacy activity
  • Tour KCC’s North Avenue campus in Battle Creek

KCC Admissions Representative Trevion Thomas said the events would valuable for any Legacy Scholars student considering taking classes at KCC in the fall.

“If you’re a Legacy Scholar or the parent of a Legacy Scholar graduating senior, talk to your high school counselor ASAP to let them know you want to attend the Legacy Scholars Kick-Off,” Thomas said. “Any questions you may have about the Legacy Scholars program or about coming to KCC will be answered during the event, and you can be confident coming to KCC this fall that you’re prepared to start your college journey.”

Legacy Scholars is a scholarship program created in 2005 by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation that provides a last-dollar KCC scholarship for anyone who graduates from Battle Creek Public Schools, the Lakeview School District or Calhoun Community High School. High school students are eligible for Legacy Scholars funding covering tuition, fees up to 62 credit hours and four book stipends of up to $500. Legacy Scholars have up to five years following high school graduation to use their scholarship.

For more information or to begin an application for admission to KCC, contact KCC’s Admissions office at adm@kellogg.edu or visit www.kellogg.edu/step1. For more information about the Legacy Scholars Scholarship, contact the Battle Creek College Access Network at 269-719-8228 or visit www.battlecreekcan.org.

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