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Mount Vernon Boys And Girls Club Visits Black College, University Fair

Eleven teens from the Mount Vernon Boys and Girls Club attended the Historically Black College and University Annual College Fair in New York City on Nov. 14.
Eleven teens from the Mount Vernon Boys and Girls Club attended the Historically Black College and University Annual College Fair in New York City on Nov. 14. Photo Credit: Contributed
The teens met with representatives of the schools.
The teens met with representatives of the schools. Photo Credit: Contributed

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Eleven teens from the Mount Vernon Boys and Girls Club recently attended the Historically Black College and University Annual College Fair.

It took place at Riverbank State Park in New York City on Saturday, Nov. 14.

The teens visited with the 30 historically black colleges and universities to learn the requirements for acceptance.

More than 1,000 prospective college students attended the event.

This is the first in a series of events the club has planned to expose its teens to more colleges and universities and assist them with successfully attending college.

Other activities the club will be participating in include launching a tutoring program and touring two colleges in the spring.

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