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Free college services are available



Tyler Powers is available to assist Letcher County schools, students, parents and groups that want help with college planning.

He is available year-round to provide free higher education and financial aid assistance. Powers can lead students in career exploration activities, assist with the admissions application process, help students explore scholarship opportunities and other funding options, guide families through submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and increase motivation for at-risk students.

He is also available to provide training on available programs and resources to school staff, media outlet representatives, adult education providers and others in the community interested in increasing college access for their clients or members.

Powers is the Southeastern Kentucky regional outreach counselor for the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), a state agency. He can be reached at tpowers@kheaa.com or at 606-273- 9644. KHEAA’s services are provided free to Kentuckians.

KHEAA administers the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES), need-based grants and other programs to help students pay their higher education expenses.

To learn how to plan and prepare for higher education, go to www.gotocollege. ky.gov. For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call 800-928-8926, ext. 6-7214.



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