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QMC to Host Open House on Jan. 17

Danielson, CT, Dec. 8, 2017 -- Prospective high school students and their families are invited to attend Quinebaug Middle College’s (QMC) annual open house on Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in Quinebaug Valley Community College’s (QVCC) main auditorium, 742 Upper Maple St., Danielson. 

QMC’s open house will start promptly at 5:30 p.m., when dinner will be served in the QVCC cafeteria. After dinner, open house activities will move to QVCC’s auditorium, where QMC’s principal, staff and current students will offer an information session, followed by a Q&A. Student tours of the building will also be offered. QMC is located on the campus of QVCC. 

QMC, a regional magnet high school for grades 9-12, is seeking student applicants for 2018-2019. Students looking for a more independent learning environment, tailored to their academic and career goals, are welcome to apply. Applications are due by Feb. 28, 2018. 

QMC offers high school students the unique middle college experience, which enables them to earn a high school degree, while also earning college credits from QVCC – at no additional cost.  Once enrolled at QMC, students will have access to high-tech laboratories, career and vocational resources, and other college amenities.

Areas of study at QMC include STEM, liberal arts, allied health or advanced manufacturing. (STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.)

Currently, QMC enrolls approximately 170 students, from 21 towns across northeastern Connecticut.

Students who are interested in enrolling in QMC may visit www.eastconn.org/qmc to download an application. To learn more, call QMC Principal Gino LoRicco at 860-932-4040, or reach him at gloricco@eastconn.org

QMC is operated by EASTCONN as part of a partnership that includes EASTCONN, QVCC, Brooklyn, Franklin, Killingly, Plainfield, Pomfret, Thompson, Voluntown, Windham and Woodstock. Enrollment is not limited to students who live in partner towns; students from across the region are welcome to apply.

EASTCONN is a public, non-profit, Regional Educational Service Center that has been serving the education needs of northeastern Connecticut’s schools and communities since 1980. Learn more at www.eastconn.org.

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