UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski joined Union County College Vice President of Administrative Services Dr. Stephen Nacco in congratulating students who took part in the Union County Freeholders College for Teens during the class commencement at Union County College in Cranford.

This summer more than a hundred students from throughout Union County completed the three-week program which offers teens in grades 9 through 12 opportunities to explore a variety of career choices while experiencing life on a college campus.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders sponsors the free program for high school students each summer. Since College for Teens began in 2001, more than 1,000 students from all 21 municipalities in Union County have completed the program.