After experiencing delays and uncertainty, students in Great Bend are preparing to take to the roads with Drivers Education scheduled to begin June 10.
Officials at Great Bend High School estimate over 100 students will participate in Drivers Education this summer in preparation to earn their drivers license. Students must be 14 on or before June 15, 2020, to take the course.
Enrollment events will be held on May 18 and 19, students must enroll in-person at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton St., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or from 3-5 p.m. on either day.
“Extra precautions and safety measures have been put in place to ensure public health and safety,” said David Meter, GBHS activities director. “Both during enrollment and during the Drivers Education course, we will follow the regulations issued in Governor Kelly’s phases of reopening.”
The cost of Drivers Education is $150 per student, with a $50 discount available to those who qualify for the free or reduced school lunch program. Enrollments must be received by May 29 to participate in the 2020 Drivers Education program.
More information can be found at GreatBendSchools.net. Questions about Drivers Education can be directed to David Meter, Principal of Drivers Education or Traci Maneth, Secretary of Drivers Education at Great Bend High School, 620-793-1521.