Our 8th grade students had several special speakers today for their College and Career Day. Special events like College and Career Days give students an up-close look at different career paths and connects their learning to the real world. Community members, local businesses, colleges and leaders come into the classroom to share insights about their careers and details about necessary education and training for career success.

Speakers from the following were on hand:

  • Plumbers and Steamfitters Union
  • Electrical Union
  • Iowa School of Construction
  • Des Moines University
  • William Penn
  • The Military
  • Altoona Police/SRO
  • DMACC Baking and Pastry
  • Dee Zee – Metal fabrication
  • WHO TV Photojournalist
  • Employee and Family Resources

Thanks to everyone for making this day successful!