Over 23 local schools participating
Students who attend the Butte County Office of Education's After School Programs will participate at the 9th Annual "Kids Challenge" held at Butte College on Thursday, March 3, from 1:45-5:30 pm. at the main campus, 3536 Butte Campus Drive. A total of 23 schools and 500 students throughout Butte County will be participating.
Students arrive at 1:45 p.m. and receive a tour of the campus by tour guides from the college. Following the tour, students will enter the gym to receive a welcome from Butte County Superintendent Tim Taylor and Butte College Interim President, Dr. Samia Yaqub. There will also be a special appearance by the Butte College Roadrunner, "Dash" who has some surprises up his sleeves. At 3:45 p.m., students will cheer on one representative from their schools in a competitive academic trivia tournament. Winning teams will earn a plaque and a gift certificate. The event helps promote the benefits of attending college to students at an earlier age.