Thursday, August 30, 2018

Cherokee Nation Offers ACT Class

Registration is now open for Cherokee Nation Foundation’s fall ACT prep classes. The six-week course is offered to Native American students in their junior or senior year of high school, with preference given to Cherokee Nation students.

The deadline to register is Sept. 12 and classes begin on Sept. 18. The course will conclude with students taking the national ACT exam on Oct. 27.

Class schedule is below:

Fort Gibson — Tuesday evenings from 4 to 7 p.m.
Fort Gibson High School
500 S. Ross St.
Fort Gibson, OK 74434

Sallisaw — Thursday evenings from 4 to 7 p.m.
Carl Albert State College — Sallisaw Campus
1601 S. Opdyke St.
Sallisaw, OK 74955

Curriculum includes interactive instruction by a Princeton Review instructor and two practice tests. In previous years, students have increased their scores by an average of 3.5 points, and some individual scores have increased by as much as 10 points.

If class size allows, non-Native students may enroll in the course for a fee of $150.

Students interested in the course can pick up registration forms from their high school guidance counselors or call the foundation at 918-207-0950. Applications are also available online at

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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