College hosts more than 1,000 seniors for Decision Day

Friday, February 15, 2019
Written by: Emily Hollingshead

Seminole State College welcomed more than 1,000 high school seniors on Friday, Feb. 15 for the annual Decision Day. 

Students from Crooms, Hagerty, Lake Brantley, Lake Howell, Lake Mary, Lyman, Oviedo, Seminole, and Winter Springs high schools took part. The event, hosted by the Admissions Office, offered the students an opportunity to learn everything they need to know about the College. 

 “The transition from high school to college is an exciting time for students. Decision Day helps show students what is ahead of them,” said Pamela Mennechey, associate vice president of Admissions and Enrollment Services. “It’s an excellent opportunity to detail all the resources we have in place to help them succeed.”

Decision day offered a variety of activities, both informative and enjoyable, for students to participate in. During the event, students connected with admissions staff to help choose a major and complete their Seminole State application. They also had the opportunity to ask questions from faculty representing all the numerous degree programs including:

•    Nursing

•    Construction

•    Public Safety

•    Engineering

•    Information Technology

•    Fine Arts

•    Automotive Technology

College programs such as Financial Aid, Student Life, Athletics were also present to offer a complete view of life at Seminole State.

Students from the nine Seminole County Publics Schools high schools mingled together over a free pizza lunch and kettle corn, enjoying a day that was all about them and their future. 

To learn more about all of the degree programs available at Seminole State, contact the Admissions Office at 407-708-2050 or at

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Seminole State College of Florida, established in 1965, serves nearly 30,000 students across six sites in Central Florida. A comprehensive college, Seminole State has awarded more than 100,000 credentials, from bachelor's degrees to high school diplomas, and offers more than 200 degrees, certificates and programs designed for success. For more about the college, visit, like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter: @seminolestate.  #SSC #GoStateGoFar