Sep 16, 2008

ConnectEDU Announces 2008 Award for Excellence Winners

Top Colleges and High Schools in the ConnectEDU National Network™
to be Recognized at the Annual NACAC Conference

September 16, 2008 - ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in connecting students with colleges and employers through its integrated college and career planning network, is pleased to announce winners of the 2008 ConnectEDU Award for Excellence. ConnectEDU will recognize award recipients at the 2008 Annual NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling) Conference to be held in Seattle, Washington from September 25 – 27.

Winners were selected for this distinguished award based upon their progressive use of technology in support of students and families as they build meaningful career pathways and transition from high school to college and career. The top colleges and high schools in the ConnectEDU National Network™ were chosen from among a growing network of 2,000 high schools and over 250 colleges nationwide.

“Our winners have taken the first steps in modernizing the way students identify, prepare for and pursue post-high school opportunities,” said ConnectEDU President and CEO, Craig Powell. “These leaders have made a commitment to putting students first and in so doing have brought innovative methods to the post-high school transition process that are more consistent with this student generation and their needs/technological desires.”

The Winners of the 2008 ConnectEDU Award for Excellence

Colleges
Michigan State University
The City University of New York
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
University of Vermont


High Schools
Canal Winchester High School - Canal Winchester, OH
Cathedral High School – Indianapolis, IN
East Brunswick High School - East Brunswick, NJ
East Grand Rapids High School – Grand Rapids, MI
Forest Hills Public Schools – Ada, MI
Kenmore East High School – Tonawanda, NY
Pattonville High School – Maryland Heights, MO
Powers Catholic High School – Flint, MI

For more information on ConnectEDU call 888/887-8380 or visit www.connectedu.net.

About ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU is the nation’s leading technology firm dedicated to providing students, educators and employers with comprehensive solutions to successfully navigate education and employment transitions. ConnectEDU's mission is to democratize access to higher education and career opportunities for all students by empowering them and their advisors with the information, resources and collective bargaining power required to realize successful life transitions.

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