Knox College for Kids is an enrichment program for gifted, high achieving, and talented students from Galesburg and the surrounding communities who will be entering grades 1 through 9.
Knox College for Kids is administered by the Knox College Educational Studies Department. Classes are taught by Knox College faculty or master teachers from local schools, with Knox College students serving as teaching assistants through the REACH Fellows Program. All classes have a well-defined focus, quality teaching, and will motivate students to strive for peak performance.
Schedule: Three one-hour-long classes, held weekdays June 17-28, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. See the Full Schedule.
Curriculum: Last year, more than 40 courses, in the areas of Fine Arts, Humanities/Social Science, Languages, or Science/Mathematics were offered. See the Courses Descriptions.
Tuition: $115 for the regular program and junior program. Limited scholarship funds are available based upon financial need; see the application form for additional information.
Application: Submit your application to Knox College4Kids, Box K-4, 2 E. South St., Galesburg, IL, 61401 no later than May 17. Download the College 4 Kids Application (PDF).
Seniors Megan Beney and Eva Marley spoke at the Central States Anthropology Society. Beney's topic was the musical nature of speech directed at infants, and Marley discussed social media sites and social movements.
Knox College students Alec Freytag and Lindsey Morgan are chosen for the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program, which offers scholarships, summer internships, and leadership opportunities.
Vincent Rug and Stephanie Sorensen, both 2012 Knox College graduates, describe their experiences in the financial industry. Chosen for a selective leadership program at Fifth Third Bank, they are working as commercial associates.