What is Gear Up?
GEAR UP is a federally funded program designed to help students prepare for and succeed in college. Schools and community partners have teamed to provide services for students and families. As part of our charge and responsibility, Granite School District is committed to supporting all students in their preparation for and success in college. Our partnership with USU STARS! will provide and enhance the following services. Kennedy will be working in our 2nd year of Gear Up, which will involve our 8th graders this year.
- Academic tutoring
- Career exploration and advising
- College campus visits
- Summer academies
- Comprehensive mentoring
- Financial aid counseling/advising
- Counseling advising and academic planning
- Educational field trips
- Support in completing college and scholarship applications
For more information, contact Stan Drasutis, the GEAR UP College Advisor at 385-646-3597 or email email@example.com