The Reporter: Solano, Yolo high schoolers learn about Cal Grants

By Richard Bammer/

The topic was money — free money — for college.

So the eager-to-listen students, some 400 of them, mostly seniors from Solano and Yolo high schools, packed the ballroom in the Activities and Recreation Center on the University of California, Davis, campus.

Seated cheek by jowl, they assembled on Wednesday morning for the 2012 Cal Grant presentation sponsored by Travis Credit Union and heard speaker after speaker encourage them to apply for grants and scholarships — money that doesn’t have to be paid back, noted Bob Lortz, a spokesman for Napa Valley College’s Cash For College workshops.

via Solano, Yolo high schoolers learn about Cal Grants.

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