Even as a kid, Kevin Majewski had always known that he wanted to go to college.
Going into high school, Billings West High senior Erica Noble thought she knew the career she wanted to pursue but that quickly changed with her involvement in the local arm of a federal program designed to prepare some students for college.
To date, 2005 Billings Skyview High graduate Marie Burke has been featured in a trio of national commercials, three television shows and two films.
As Marissa Henthorn and Alice Zeeb — both seniors at Billings Senior High — tapped away on laptops, Michelle Watson offered advice and tips on the tricky and sometimes exhausting process of finding and applying for college scholarships.
Instead of heading for lunch on Wednesday at Billings West High School, 17-year-old Ashley Barrett and seven of her classmates were in an upstairs computer lab getting some help as they applied to colleges.
In an ongoing battle over federal budget cuts, the U.S. Senate’s decision to oppose House Resolution 1 — legislation that would have cut funding for education and financial aid programs geared toward millions of disadvantaged students and low-income families — signals a win for all Americans…