Colleges on the menu at Havelock High School

Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 12:41 AM.

He said Coastal Carolina has one of the largest marine sciences programs in the Southeast, and its business program has been ranked among the top five in the world.

But, Williams said he stresses to the students he talks with to go to college, even if it’s not Coastal Carolina.

“It doesn’t have to be a four-year school,” he said. “There’s nothing wrong with going to a two-year school, but they need that education. That’s the important thing.”

Far away from the coast is Appalachian State, located in the North Carolina mountains in Boone. Representative Perrell Bess had a line of students waiting to talk to him.

“We’re trying to reach more students from the eastern part of the state,” he said.

One of those interested in Appalachian State was senior Madeline Hille.

“I like the mountains,” she said. “It’s really pretty up there.”

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