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Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders Sponsors School-wide College Visits; More than 700 Students Visit Central Texas College Campuses

Austin, TX–Tomorrow, students at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders will embark on school-sponsored visits to college campuses across Central Texas--the first large-scale, college field trip in the school's history.

Who: More than 700 students at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders

What: Students embarking on buses to visit colleges in Central Texas

When: 8 to 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26

Where: Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, 2206 Prather Lane

Background: The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders arranges opportunities for students to visit 20 college campuses before they graduate. As part of the school's annual College Week festivities, students will visit Baylor University, Sam Houston State University, St. Mary's University, Texas A&M University, Texas Lutheran University, Texas State University and the University of Texas at Austin.

The school's college visits support AISD's commitment to ensure students are prepared for college, career and life. The district also provides students with resources and assistance with applying for financial aid and encourages participation in the national ACT and SAT exams.