Career Fair Connections to Success

Sullivan High School held their first career fair for junior and senior students. Several businesses attended the event to help give students an insight on the work force.

Posted: Mar. 12, 2019 6:36 PM

SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTHI)- Sullivan High School students are on the path to success after the school held its first career fair.

The event was hosted by teachers and a student-run group called "JAG" or jobs for America's graduates.

Administration helped students prepare by editing resumes and practicing interview skills.

Both Juniors and Seniors had the opportunity to speak with businesses to understand what the workforce is like.

Diana Lighthizer and Tammy Young work for Sullivan High School and helped put on the career event.

They said the purpose is to help mold a brighter future for the youth.

"We want them not to be shy, to go up to businesses and shake their hand, look them in the eye, introduce themselves, ask questions and answer questions," said Young.

Nearly forty businesses along with representatives from the U.S. military attended the Connections to Success career fair. 

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