Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
South Edmonson Elementary School held it's very first career fair on Thursday, September 12th for 4th grade students. Coordinated by school counselor Shannon Lowe, local businesses were invited to set up for the kids, give their own "show-and-tell" about their respective careers, and answer questions from the students.
Mrs. Shannon said that SEES is being proactive in the encouragement of students to learn, set goals, and have dreams for their futures, and the career fair was for the purpose of the kids to learn about career opportunities in their own community.
"To prepare for career fair, students completed career interest inventories to determine what careers might interest them," said Mrs. Shannon. "Based on feedback from students, they loved all the guest speakers. We are just so grateful that different individuals from our area were willing to give up an afternoon to educate our kids about their chosen profession."
Mrs. Shannon also said there were were fourteen different career clusters represented at the fair, that ranged from banking, insurance, healthcare, and electric utilities, and that the school plans to continue the event annually.