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College Day planned for area students

Published: Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 3:42 p.m. CDT

HENRY — The Bureau County Farm Bureau, along with Marshall-Putnam and Stark County Farm Bureaus, will be hosting a College Open House Day for Agriculture from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau Building in Henry.

The following schools who offer agriculture programs have been invited: Illinois State University, University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, Black Hawk East, Joliet Junior College, Lake Land College and Illinois Central College. If you are interested in majoring in agriculture, feel free to attend the program and utilize this opportunity to meet with eight Illinois colleges.

All sophomore, junior and senior students from the high schools in Bureau, Marshall, Putnam and Stark counties who are interested in pursuing a career in an agricultural field are invited to attend. Open house hours will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. Bureau County schools have been assigned to the first session, but if you would prefer the second session, it can be requested.

If you have any questions regarding the day, or know a student who would like to attend contact the Bureau County Farm Bureau at 815-875-6468.

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