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Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
High School
602 Johnson Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
740-545-6345: Phone
740-545-5311: Fax

College and Career Fair 2023

2023 College and Career Fair

~ Mark your calendars for October 24th
~ All Juniors and Seniors will be bussed to the Lake Park Pavillion
~ Over 50+ College Representatives and 25+ Employers will be on site for students (parents too if they would like to attend) to investigate post~graduation plans
~ Click the links below for lists of those attending

Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night is October 26th at 6:30 pm at the Coshocton County Career Center! 
Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. will conduct a Financial Aid Night  to provide parents and students with information on available aid. Click the link to view the welcome flyer...

Coshocton County Career Center - 8th Grade Tour November 15th

>>>Google Form to select top 5<<<

Coshocton County Career Center - 10th Grade Tour February 8th/9th 2024

>>>Google Form for Sophomores to select top 5<<<

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. College Access Program

Lisa Akers, Director/Advisor
Career Center

Kathy Bigrigg, Advisor
Ridgewood High School

Chris Frankland, Advisor
Coshocton High School

Susan Nolan, Advisor
River View High School

What is......
 Coshocton C.A.R.E.S.?

Community Action Resources to Educate Students

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. is a community resource to assist students in reaching their post-secondary goals. We help students and parents with the admission process, provide financial aid awareness seminars, college search, and ACT preparation. We work in conjunction with all four Coshocton County School Districts. We are a GRANT funded 501 c3 organization.

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. is a member of the Ohio College Access Network (OCAN), who has the primary mission of helping students and their families understand the College Process.

No matter what your question is, please don't hesitate to contact Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. or your local guidance department.

Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. Services offered......

Financial Aid Seminars
College Fair
Advisory Hours at each High School
FAFSA Information
College Campus Field Trips
Career Exploration
ACT Test Preparation
Local Scholarship Awareness
KnowHow2Go Programs and Activities
One on One Advising Sessions for Parents and Students

Let us Help "YOU" reach your goals.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Coshocton County Access Committee and Coshocton C.A.R.E.S. is to develop and coordinate college access activities for all students in Coshocton County.

Contact Information:

Lisa Akers, Director/Advisor
Coshocton Career Center
C: 740-502-3409
E-mail: [email protected]

Kathy Bigrigg, Advisor
Ridgewood High School
C: 740-502-1707
[email protected]

Susan Nolan, Advisor
River View High School
C: 740-294-4199
E-mail:  susan.nolan@rvbears.org

Chris Frankland, Advisor
Coshocton High School
C: 740-502-9656
E-mail: [email protected]



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