Students are filling up their backpacks and getting ready to return to the classroom for a new school year.
Community college students at Allan Hancock College will be welcomed back Tuesday with the school’s annual event, Hancock Hello.
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The college will welcome the inaugural class of the Hancock Promise as well as new students.
Allan Hancock College launched the Hancock Promise last summer to provide a year of free tuition and fees to students who graduate from a district high school.
During the welcome event, student will be able to tour campus, get their student ID cards and learn about student clubs.
More than 500 first-year students are expected to attend Tuesday’s event.