Courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch • August 26, 2013
By Jessica Larsen, Staff Writer • Photo by Steve Kohls
Traditional images of the typical college student are a thing of the past.
As classes started Monday at Central Lakes College (CLC), officials say more and more it’s not just college students filling the class seats — it’s also high schoolers.
“The lines between secondary and post-secondary education are really merging. The lines are blurring. I’ve been told the high school senior year is probably going to merge into first year of college,” said Betsy Picciano, director of secondary relations at CLC.