High Schools


High school and CMS students, welcome to THE Geek Festival (TGF)! Below is an overview of event activities throughout the day that you may find educational and entertaining. More information about each session, presenter, and activity can be found in the "Highlights and Presenters" area of the site.

Important Things to Know

  1. Buses will drop-off students at the front fountain beside the Joe Hendrick Automotive building.
  2. Each school will be greeted by a CPCC staff member. Your guide will direct you to either 1) a college enrollment information session or 2) into the expo area of TGF.
  3. During the expo portion of the day, students are free to participate in any activities, sessions, presentations, etc that are occurring. See the "Highlights" area of this site for details! Please note that there may be a limited number seats. Get yours early!
  4. If your school is eating lunch at TGF, the boxed lunches will be provided in the designated room numbers 45 minutes before your departure. Your guide will have details. 
  5. When leaving, buses will pick-up students at the front fountain beside the Hendrick Building.


School Arrival Departure Session Room #s Session Time
Ardrey Kell 9:00am 11:15am 1236 and 1237 9:15am
Berry  9:15am 1:15am 1223 and 1224 12:30pm *
Butler 9:00am 12:00pm 1224 9:15am
East Mecklenburg 9:15am 1:15pm 1225 12:30pm *
Mallard Creek 9:15am 1:30pm 1223 11:45am *
Myers Park 9:00am 12:00pm 1223 9:15am
Olympic 9:00am 11:30am 1234 9:15am
Vance 9:15am 1:00pm 1237 12:15am *
Waddell 9:00 am 1:30pm 1235 and 1236 11:45am *
West Mecklenburg 9:30am 1:00pm 1225 and 1235 9:45am

* indicates that lunch will be at this time.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please visit the "Command Center" on the 1st floor of Levine.