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St. Olaf TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS)
TRIO staff at graduation

St. Olaf TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federally-funded TRIO program offering college preparatory services to over 150 students annually in grades 9-12 at Washburn High School. St. Olaf TRIO ETS has been at Washburn since 1991. 

Funded by US Department of Education & St. Olaf College since 1991.

 Services and activities include:

•       Career Exploration

•       Financial Aid Information for College

•       College Exploration

•       College Visits

Academic Advisor Kitana Holland ( are at Washburn on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. You can find them in the College and Career Center

(Room 107).

Additional TRIO ETS Activities:

  • Workshops on college and career exploration, financial literacy, and financial aid.
  • ACT preparation, study skills, and connections to tutoring.
  • Field trips including college visits, leadership workshops, and service learning projects.
  • Information on summer enrichment opportunities and scholarships.
  • Quarterly newsletters sent home focusing on high school planning and financial aid.

For more information on the St. Olaf Educational Talent Search at Washburn, please visit the following websites: