Dayton, Ohio - The Dayton Dragons and Fifth Third Bank will hold College Prep Night, a free educational event for prospective college students, at Fifth Third Field on Wednesday, September 25 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
College Prep Night is a one-stop college resource event to guide prospective college students and their parents through the process of planning an educational path. High school students can talk to representatives from colleges and universities from all over the nation, those who RSVP before the event will get exclusive access to raffle tickets that they can use to enter to win college-themed raffle prizes.
More than 1,000 students and their guests attend and more than 80 colleges and universities participate in this free event. Among the colleges scheduled to appear are Ohio State University, Cornell University, Ball State University, University of Dayton, Miami (OH) University, Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University, University of Toledo, Wright State University, Mount St. Joseph University, Edison State Community College, Sinclair Community College, Kettering College, United States Navy, Ohio Army National Guard, Modern College of Design, and many more schools from around the country. Representatives will be on hand to answer whatever questions that students might have about college life at each particular school. CollegeAdvantage will also be on site to provide information.
"We know that life is filled with big decisions, including whether to further one's education," said Doug Compton, senior vice president and Dayton city executive for Fifth Third Bank. "It is an honor for us to introduce and connect so many families to colleges and universities across our region at College Prep Night and to make people aware of the financial tools available to help them fund their educational goals," he said.
College-themed raffle prizes will be given away after the event to lucky college-bound students. Raffle prizes include a Smart TV, Echo Dot, Keurig, $100 gift card, and more. To be eligible to enter to win these prizes, parents or students must RSVP before noon on the day of the event at www.daytondragons.com/collegeprep and must attend the event, although they do not have to be present when the winners' names are pulled at the conclusion of the event.
To learn more about College Prep Night, please visit www.daytondragons.com/collegeprep.
About Fifth Third
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank, an Ohio-chartered bank. As of June 30, 2019, Fifth Third had $169 billion in assets and operated 1,207 full-service Banking Centers and 2,551 ATMs with Fifth Third branding in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with access to approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2019, had $399 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $46 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Deposit and Credit products are offered by Fifth Third Bank. Member FDIC.
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