Around 1,000 middle school students and 200 parents are expected to participate in this year’s Young Achiever’s Forum.

Around 1,000 middle school students and 200 parents are expected to participate in this year’s Young Achiever’s Forum which shows the kids the importance of higher education and how families can make it a part of their lives. It will also connect them with leaders and professionals which serve as mentors to these students.

The forum will take place Saturday February 20th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be held at the University of Texas at El Paso at Magoffin Auditorium at 500 West University Avenue.