Career information for high school and middle school students

| December 23, 2016

Swift - career dayThe Solanco High School counseling office welcomed back three alumni to talk with students about future jobs in various industries. On December 20, Jon Nadu (Temple alumna) and Alice Cheng (PSU & GA Tech alumna), both graduates from Solanco’s Class of 2007, presented  information about STEM careers. The focus was student self-development as the speakers provided insight on what personal skills students need to develop to be successful in any industry.
On Friday, December 23, atudents in Tony Mendez’s media class and from Erica Long’s Journalism class were visited by Tyler Hart, Solanco Class of 2010.  Tyler works for Vice Media, centered in Brooklyn, NY, where he lives. He discussed his experiences which led him to a successful career in TV Production. Thanks to Mrs. Shumaker, School Counselor, for setting up this awesome experience for our students.
Meanwhile, Swift Middle School students learned about a wide variety of career opportunities that will be available to them after their graduation from Solanco High School and perhaps college. Community members from professions including firefighter (photo), auto mechanic, stem cell research engineer, mechanical engineer, dental hygienist, college professor, aviation mechanic, cosmotologist, U.S. Marshall, electrician, photographer, Navy special ops, marine biologists and many others provided presentations about their careers and answered questions from students.

Category: High School News, Middle School News

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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District. 786-5617.

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