Gadsden State is seeking high school juniors and seniors for the 2012-2013 Early College Enrollment Program (ECEP). ECEP enables students who have an interest in high-wage/high-demand technical majors to work toward a
college degree with free tuition provided, while completing their requirements for high school graduation. The program is a partnership between the Alabama Community College System, State Department of Education, Governor’s Office of Workforce Development, and the Department of Postsecondary Education.
The basic requirements for participation include: a strong interest in a technical college program, a minimum GPA of 2.5, recommendation and approval from high school counselor and principal, approval from the school system superintendent, and successful completion of all sections of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam.
Applications for ECEP are located in the high school counselor’s office, and printable applications can be found at http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/currentstudents/jobs/documents/ECEP-PacketInformation.pdf. Additional information that must be submitted with application packets include: the ECEP Guidelines Signature Page, high school transcripts, and the letter of recommendation and approval. Completed applications must be returned or mailed by March 31, 2012 to Baisha Woody, Gadsden State Community College, P.O. Box 227, Gadsden, Alabama 35902-0227. For more information contact Baisha Woody at 256-549-8605.