Welcome, Kindergartners

Seattle Pacific University will host 104 kindergartners from Scenic Hill Elementary as part of Kent School District’s “Kinder to College” program on Wednesday, March 12. The event is sponsored by SPU’s School of Education, which has been hosting the program for three years.

The elementary students will arrive at SPU at 10 a.m. and be greeted by Provost Jeffrey Van Duzer and Assistant Professor of Education Jorge Preciado. After taking a group photo, the students will study literacy and science and take a tour of the campus. Before boarding the bus back to Kent, the elementary students will take a “college pledge.” 

SPU’s School of Education hosts several “go to college” days throughout the academic year for kindergartners and elementary school children with the goal of inspiring students who might not otherwise choose to attend college. 

For more information, contact SPU Manager of Public Information Tracy Norlen at tcnorlen@spu.edu or 206-281-2977.

Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014