Eastern Maine Community College – National Signing Day
Eastern Maine Community College to hold letter of intent signing day for future students – In affiliation with the National NC3 CTE Signing Day
Bangor, Maine – February 1, 2019 – Eastern Maine Community College (EMCC) is holding a letter of intent signing day ceremony for students who have been admitted into a program for next fall. Students from Automotive Technology, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating, Diesel & Heavy Equipment, Culinary, Building Construction, Fine Woodworking, Computer Science, Education, Human Services, Electrical Automation, Business/Hospitality, Criminal Justice, and Digital Graphic Design, will be on hand to participate in the ceremony beginning at 10am in the Johnston Gymnasium on EMCC’s campus.
Students who attend signing day have the opportunity to apply early for the chance to be awarded Foundation scholarships. They will also be able to tour their program facilities early, speak with business industry representatives, and enjoy a lunch with their peers.
Festivities will begin with registration at 9:30am, then at 10am we being with a welcome from EMCC President Lisa Larson, followed by some words from industry leaders, and finally the signing ceremony. Once letters of intent are signed, students will be able to go with their programs to facilities and classrooms and meet instructors and future peers. Everyone will return to the gymnasium for lunch, concluding at 1pm.
Rick Thomas, Chair of the Automotive Technology Department, says, “We feel that signing day is a great way for our potential students to showcase their commitment to attend EMCC” specifically, Automotive technology in his case. He adds that it is a great way to begin communication between the students, their families, and the departments adding, “we can reach out to them between now and the start of school next fall to assist them with any obstacles that they might experience between now and then.” He concludes by saying “finally, we want our future students to see the opportunities available to them here at EMCC, such as the Mopar Local Automotive program and all the opportunities available to them as result of being in the [MCAP] program.”