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ABAC Take Over Day at Tift County High School

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TIFTON, GA (WALB) -

Tift County High School students got a different type of teaching Wednesday afternoon thanks to the school's partnership with ABAC. Seniors didn't even have to leave school grounds to attend various college level classes.

'We've had a very positive feedback from both students and faculty who have been teaching the classes, so it's a good opportunity for them to see what they can expect when they get to college," said ABAC President Dr. David Bridges.

This event was put together by counselors at Tift County High and the admissions office at ABAC to let students know what classes in college will be like.

"They don't have to do anything special, sign up for a class they don't have to pay, they don't have to, you know, equal access for everybody," said Dr. Bridges.

Some students are already enrolled at ABAC and others are taking excelled joint classes, but this is separate from those courses. This idea is to make students more comfortable in a college atmosphere.

"I'm terrified about college and having this experience, I feel like it will be very beneficial," said Tori Cavanaugh, Senior at TCHS.

The classes were structured to give Students a vision of what is beyond the walls of Tift County High School, so they won't be overwhelmed in the fall.

"By having the professors come in Wednesday, it gave the students an opportunity for them to see the bigger picture of what's out there," said Kim Seigler, principal of TCHS.

Both ABAC and Tift County will assess how the day went and if they feel it went well, this opportunity will be available for future seniors.

 

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