College Fair to offer onsite admissions, access to scholarships and workshops for students and parents
DETROIT-In celebration of Black History Month,Bishop Edgar Vann is hosting the 19th Annual College Fair at Second Ebenezer Church on Detroit’s East Side.The College Fair, held from 10 am-2 pm,will give high school students and parents access to representatives from more than 50 colleges across the country and resources to prepare them for the transition from high school to college.
“It is soimperative thatwe providefor ouryoung peoplethe properpathways thatallowlearning to leadto abetter qualityof life.Second Ebenezer,always onthe vanguard ofcommunity enrichment,for thelast 19years hasbrought thecommunity togetherfor thepurpose of
providinghigher educationoptions foryoung peoplethroughout SEMichigan.”
Manyschools willoffer opportunitiesfor onsite admissionfor highschool seniors.Students interested inapplying foronsite admissionsshould bringtheir transcripts,ACT/ SATscores and threerecommendation letters.
Workshops focusedon financialaid, ACT/SATtest preparationand financialliteracy willkick off atnoon. Informationabout availablescholarships willbe offeredall day.There willalso be severalgiveaways throughoutthe day.
TheCollege Fairis thecornerstone eventof Vann’s19thAnnual CollegeWeekend atSecond Ebenezer. Theweekend kicksoff at6:30pm Fridayevening witha stepshow featuringthe “Divine9″BlackGreek Letter-organizations andconcludes withCollege SpiritDay atthe 10 amworship serviceon Sundaymorning.
BishopVann doesnot limithis ministryto the church.He isFounder andPresident of theVanguardCommunityDevelopmentCorporation,organizedin1994.Currentlywithastaffof35,heisleadinganentirecommunitytowardsrestoration,healingandempowerment.Heis alsocommittedtohelpingindividualsdestroytheyokeofpovertyandaffirmthemselveswithsoundbiblicalprinciples.
Underhis dynamicand ableleadership, SecondEbenezer hasgrown inmore thanjust numbers. Thereare morethan 50active andthriving ministries.This multi-talentedman ofGod usesevery spiritual giftgiven tohimto spreadthe gospel.He preaches,teaches, leads,motivates, sings,directs andplays thekeyboards andorgan. Healso consultsto variousfederal, state andlocal officials andbusinessleaders.