PCHS hosts 2012 Career Fair

Published 9:50 pm Tuesday, December 4, 2012

PCHS students peruse booths from various businesses participating in the high school’s annual career fair. (photo submitted)

The annual Polk County High School Career Fair was held at the high school on Friday, Nov. 9.

This is a cooperative venture between the high school administration and the Rotary Club of Tryon.

The purpose of this event is to raise the awareness of students to the many various career fields which can be opened to them, to provide background and information about many of these career fields and to encourage them to seek out further counseling and research by interacting and asking questions of the many presenters.

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More than 60 representatives from business and industry, health care, arts, government/military and others were present at the fair to share information about different fields, relating key requirements and some pathways leading to the attainment of the career.

It is stressed that students need to build basic skills in school and start planning for careers early in the schooling process and take advantage of numerous counseling tools available.

– article submitted  by Don Wilson