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Athol High Alumni Share College Tips with Juniors & Seniors

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESEight recent graduates of Athol High School visited their alma mater to share advice with juniors and seniors about making the transition to college.

The annual Alumni Breakfast forum, held March 18 and sponsored by the high school guidance department and Mount Wachusett Community College’s Division of Access & Transition, covered a wide range of topics including selecting a school and a major, financing an education, study habits, course load, time management, dorm life and adjusting to roommates.

Pictured, front row, from left: Amber Young, a health sciences major at New England College, Devin Willard, a chemical engineering major at UMass Dartmouth and MaRyea Jennings, a business administration major at Mount Wachusett Community College. Back row, from left, MWCC Academic Counselor Steve Ringer; Jimmy Hughes, a business administration major at UMass Amherst and MWCC alumnus; Jamie Posk, an aviation major at Bridgewater State University; Ari Baker, a video game design major at Monteserrat College of Art; Brianna DeStefano a liberal arts major at MWCC; and Mark Batchelor, a history major at Salem State University.