Minnesota's Northfield Middle School’s sixth annual Cinco de Mayo celebration will be helping raise money for the “Cinco de Mayo” scholarship for the Northfield TORCH program.
A collaboration between the community and the school district, the Northfield TORCH (Tackling Obstacles, Raising College Hopes) Program’s mission is “to improve the graduation and post-secondary participation rates of Northfield’s minority students, low-income students and youth who would be first-generation college attendees.”
It’s program offerings include:
- tutoring and academic advising
- ACT preparation
- facilitating college visits and experiences
TORCH also offers a PSEO program where students can obtain college credit for free.
Northfield Middle School’s sixth annual Cinco de Mayo celebration is tonight from 5:00 pm – 8:00 p.m. Central Time.
For more information, visit http://northfieldschools.org/nms/2016/04/enjoy-the-talent-cuisine-of-cinco-de-mayo/