Boiler Bridge Event Connects Washington County Students to Purdue University

Boiler Bridge Event Connects Washington County Students to Purdue University


Boiler Bridge is a free event to help college-curious youth, grades 6-12, and parents learn more about multiple fields of study at Purdue University while showcasing Purdue Extension programs.

The event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Floyd Co.
Education Support Building (2801 Grant Line Rd., New Albany).

Transportation will be provided for youth and will leave from the Purdue Extension –
Washington Co. office (806 Martinsburg Rd., Salem) at 4:30 pm. Dinner, Purdue t-shirt, and entry to a prize drawing will also be included for those participating.

Please contact Megan Broughton, 4-H Youth Educator for more information at or 812-883-4601.

Purdue academic counselors will be available to answer questions concerning college costs, available scholarships, financial aid, campus life, career opportunities, placement resources, and more.

Youth interested in college and their parents can also gain specific details about different paths through junior high or high school that could serve as springboards to Purdue academic degrees.

Parents also can find out more about important application dates and life at Purdue.
Representatives from College of Agriculture, College of Health & Human Sciences, Exploratory Studies, Department of Technology, Leadership & Innovation, Purdue Polytechnic, and Vincennes University will be in attendance.


Purdue Extension representatives will be on hand at Boiler Bridge events to discuss the many ways in which they strengthen future leaders, agricultural industries, communities, and regional economies of all types throughout Indiana.

Local youth from Indiana 4-H Youth Development programs also will be on hand for project demonstrations.

Contact Purdue Extension – Washington Co. at the number above to reserve your spot by
September 27th.