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Ana Vega_Terrazas on campus at CMC's location in Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley.

A free one-day First Generation College Summit for students and their parents will be held at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, 1402 Blake Ave., on Saturday, April 14, 8 a.m. The summit is a chance to learn about success stories, such as Ana Vega-Terrazas, an Alpine Bank Hispanic/Latino Scholar at Colorado Mountain College. Photo Tyler Stableford

Colorado Mountain College will hold a free one-day First Generation College Summit for students and their parents on Saturday, April 14, 8 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, 1402 Blake Ave. (behind City Market).

The focus will be on educating students who will be the first in their family to attend college, also known as “first generation” students.

Students in grades 8 through 10 and their parents are highly encouraged to attend, but everyone is welcome, including high school juniors and seniors and non-first-generation students. The summit will feature

•Breakout sessions on financial aid, searching for the right college, transitioning from high school and more.

•Information from local social service organizations to help maximize college success.

•The ability to meet with admission representatives from colleges across Colorado.

Register online at coloradomtn.edu/1stgeneration. For more information, contact Yesenia Arreola, 947-8357 or yarreola@coloradomtn.edu.