Motivational speaker Jonathan Sprinkles, who won the title of National Speaker of the Year, is hosting a college planning event at the Amarillo Civic Center. The event will be held at the Grand Plaza and Auditorium for students and their families who are part of the Amarillo ISD.

Sprinkles and college experts will be talking to students about the application process, financial aid and future careers. Free tickets are currently available to students through their high schools with a three ticket limit starting on January the sixth. The event is from 6:00 to 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22nd.

At the beginning of the evening guests will be able to try top dishes from future high school chefs and bakers with the best one winning the "Golden Skillet" award determined by votes. In addition to to this, two $1,000 scholarships will be drawn out for students who attend.Getting an education is expensive and I know I could use the money for my education, spending it on things like books and tuition. I know others could use it too. Mark your calenders and don't let students miss out on this great opportunity.