Federal Program Preparing County Students for Higher Education
CARIBOU, Maine (WAGM) – A program offered through the US Department of education is helping to prepare students in Maine and here in the county, for education after high school.
The Maine Educational Talent Search, or METS, is a federally funded program for students grades 6 through 12. The program helps students at target schools, prepare for college. Velma Murphy, METS Advisor for Caribou Middle School and High School, says this program teaches students a multitude of skills.
“We focus in on study skills, study habits, time management, financial literacy at the younger grades, financial aid, the processes,” Velma Murphy said. “We do career exploration because now is the time for students to explore their interests in different careers.”