Texas Tech Hosts LISD AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Students

AVID is a college readiness system designed to prepare all students for enrollment, acceptance, progress and completion in an institution of higher education.

WHAT:           Texas Tech University’s College of Education hosts a celebration of 45 Lubbock Independent School District seniors participating in the AVID program.

WHEN:           5:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 27)

WHERE:         Frazier Alumni Pavilion

EVENT:          AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, a college readiness system designed to prepare all students for enrollment, acceptance, progress and completion in an institution of higher education. The program is designed for students who have the desire and determination to do their academic and personal best as well as to become leaders of a global society.

The 45 AVID high school seniors from Lubbock ISD graduating this spring are the biggest AVID graduating class and will be celebrated at the AVID family night event.  Organizers expect 200 – 300 parents and students from grades 3 through 12 in attendance.

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CONTACT: Fernando Valle, assistant professor, Educational Leadership Program, College of Education, (806) 834-3670, or f.valle@ttu.edu.