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Posted: Sunday, October 6, 2013 4:30 am

BELTON — About 2,000 students in grades eight and nine from throughout the area, including schools in Killeen, Temple, Moody, Rosebud-Lott, Lampasas and Oglesby, attended a GEAR UP “Prep Rally” Wednesday in the Bell County Expo Center, with country music singer Holly Tucker making a guest appearance.

GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness of Undergraduate Programs, is a nationwide program that encourages students to stay in school, develop good study skills and focus on continuing their education after high school to help them develop workforce skills.

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