Cherokee Nation hosting College and Career Night in Tahlequah, Vinita

October 19, 2018

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation College Resource Center is hosting two College & Career Night events, including one in Tahlequah in October and a second in Vinita next month.

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, representatives from at least a dozen colleges and universities as well as vocational schools will be on hand at Sequoyah Schools’ The Place Where They Play in Tahlequah beginning at 5:30 p.m. Visitors will receive information on Cherokee Nation’s college and vocational scholarships and on the Free Application for Student Aid, also known as FAFSA.

A similar event will be held at the Craig County Fairgrounds and Community Center in Vinita on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 5:30 p.m., with area college and university representatives as well as vocational school representatives on site.

“Life after high school will be different for each and every student, so we strive to provide vital information on scholarship and career opportunities they might have,” said Ron Etheridge, executive director of Cherokee Nation Education Services. “Our College & Career Night events in Tahlequah and Vinita will make the process more informative and convenient by placing all of these resources together in one setting.”

Doors will open at 5 p.m. and both events are free and open to the public. Refreshments and door prizes will be available. The grand prize is a Dell laptop computer.

For more information, email Chrissy Marsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mary Dunlap at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .