FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2014

College for Teens

(From left) Union County Freeholders Vernell Wright and Bette Jane Kowalski congratulate Jada Peterson of Rahway, Beryl Artman of Springfield and Isabella Hurtado of Fanwood on completing the Union County Freeholders College for Teens during the class commencement at Union County College in Cranford. This summer more than a hundred students from throughout Union County completed the three-week program which offers teens in grades 9 through 12 opportunities to explore a variety of career choices while experiencing life on a college campus. They are joined by UCC Director Lisa Raudelunas and UCC President Margaret M. McMenamin. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders sponsors the free program for high school students each summer. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)