High school students and their parents will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges and universities during the Newport-Mesa Unified School District's college night at the Orange County fairgrounds on Oct. 16.

More than 150 local and out-of-state colleges and universities will have representatives at the event to share information and answer questions about their schools, according to a news release.

The event, which runs from 7 to 9 p.m., will also feature representatives from certificate programs, including those focused on computer programming, graphic design, cosmetology, culinary arts and fashion design.

Newport-Mesa's college night is open to students from any school district.

Hannah Fry

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