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Daggett MS to host AVID College and Career Readiness Expo

Daggett Middle School will host an AVID College and Career Readiness Expo from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. The school is located at 1108 Carlock St.

The Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program works with students who go on to become first-generation college students as well as many others.

The AVID College and Career Readiness Expo brings together the local community, businesses, area colleges and community partners, according to expo organizers. Margaret Peguero, a FWISD academic advisement specialist, is presenting sessions on college readiness at the expo.

“This event showcases the educational opportunities, resources and businesses available in the Daggett community and will help strengthen the partnerships between parents, students, teachers, college representatives, counselors and community partners,” said Brenda Raymond, AVID coordinator.

For more information, contact Rachel Salerno Perez Gomez, the AVID site coordinator at Daggett Middle School, at 817-814-5200.