Merrillville High School will host a college and career fair from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the freshman cafeteria.
High school students and parents from the area are invited to attend and meet with representatives from colleges, trade schools, employers, and the military from Indiana and neighboring states and learn about new opportunities!
Some of the exhibitors that plan to participate this year include: American College of Massage, Eastern Illinois University, American Academy of Art, Ball State University, Calumet College of St. Joseph, Manchester University, Franklin College, Goshen College, Indiana Wesleyan University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Ivy Tech, Northwestern Illinois University, Purdue University Fort Wayne and Northwest, St. Mary's College Notre Dame, Valparaiso University, Vincennes University, Wabash College, University of Saint Francis Fort Wayne, Howard University, Pipe Fitter's Union, Arcelor Mittal, and U.S. military: Army, Marines, National Guard, and Navy.
Last year, approximately 50 exhibitors met with more than 250 students and parents that attended from Merrillville High School and other area high schools.
The public should enter through doors I or J in the back of the school.