MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville High School will host its annual college and career fair from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. The fair will take place in the freshman cafeteria at Merrillville High School located at 276 E/ 68th Place. Enter through door I in the back of the school.
Presentations will be given to parents and their junior students regarding preparations for their senior year of high school. Additionally, many colleges, trade unions, technical schools, and military recruiters will be available for information and questions, said Guidance Counselor Veronica Maldonado.
Any local high school student or parent who would like more information regarding career and college options are welcome to attend this free event. Fair presenters include: Anderson University, Aurora University, Benedictine University, Bethel College, Brown Mackie College, Calumet College of St. Joseph, Chicago State University, Columbia College, DeVry University, Eastern Illinois University, Everest College, Franklin College, Fox College, Goshen College, Governor's State University, Holy Cross College, Hope College, Indiana University, Northwest, IUPUI, Ivy Tech, Lincoln College of Technology, Manchester, Marian University, Purdue University Calumet, Purdue University North Central, Robert Morris University, St. Joseph’s University, St. Mary’s Notre Dame, South Suburban College, University of Indianapolis, University of Illinois at Springfield, University of Indianapolis, University of St. Francis, University of St. Francis Crown Point, Valparaiso University, Westwood College, Military, Apprenticeships & Trade Schools, Air force, Army, Marines, Army National Guard, American Academy of Art Inc., American College Massage School, Arcelor Mittal, Bricklayers Apprenticeship, College of Court Reporting, Consolidated Fabrications, Indiana Tech, International Academy of Design & Technology Chicago, ITT Tech, Lake County Electricians, Roofers Joint Apprenticeship, Urban League of Northwest Indiana.