Educational Talent Search (Westville)

Join students and adults completing high school while pursuing post-secondary education or training opportunities at one of our target schools in in Lake, LaPorte, Porter and Starke counties.

Our Services

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  • Academic, financial literacy, career and educational advising
  • High school trips to colleges, universities and cultural centers
  • Cultural and educational activities for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders
  • Assistance in completing college applications and financial aid forms
  • Help in finding scholarships
  • Access to educational and career material
  • One-on-one assistance
  • Free online tutoring available 24/7
  • SAT/ACT assistance and fee waivers

Eligibility

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  • Two-thirds of our Educational Talent Search (ETS) participants must be low-income (according to federal guidelines) and first generation (neither parent has a four-year degree).
  • The remaining of our participants are considered discretionary and do not have to meet the restrictive criteria of the two-thirds TS participants.
  • Individuals, sixth grade to adult, are encouraged to apply for program services.

Contact Us

35 Schwarz Hall,
Westville Campus

Toll-Free: (855) 608-4600, ext. 5369
(219) 785-5369
trioetspnw@pnw.edu

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Maceo Rainey

Director of Educational Talent Search


raineym@pnw.edu

(219) 785-5423

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Kristen Noonan

Program Coordinator


patte122@pnw.edu

(219) 785-5369

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Lynann Neulieb

Educational Adviser


lneulie@pnw.edu

(219) 785-5414

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Julia Ferreyra

Educational Adviser


garayj@pnw.edu

(219) 785-5423

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Erika Bradford

Administrative Assistant


bradfoe@pnw.edu

(219) 785-5396

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