Hundreds of students participate in Career & Technology Day, Job Fair

New Albany Lights, Gas and Water employees discuss careers at Technology Day event.
May 22nd, 2019     City schools Community

The School of Career & Technical Education at New Albany High School hosted Career & Technology Day and a Job Fair on Monday, May 13. The purpose of the day was to introduce students from New Albany High School and the School of Career & Technical Education, as well as fifth graders from New Albany Elementary School to the advanced and diverse technology that is being used in business and industries.

In addition, a Job Fair was held for juniors and seniors from New Albany High School and Union County Schools. Business and industries were on hand to accept applications and schedule interviews for students seeking summer, part-time, or seasonal jobs.

Medical, law enforcement, government, business/industries and other agencies participated in the events for more than 500 students.

Career & Technology Day was made possible by these participating agencies:

New Albany Police Department; New Albany Fire Department; Union County Sheriff Department; Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County; BNA Bank; Mississippi Department of Transportation; Tennessee Valley Authority; Mississippi Forestry Commission; New Albany Light, Gas, & Water; Hospital Wing; United States Department of Agriculture; Northeast Mississippi Community College; NEMCC Career and Technical Department; Mississippi State University Extension Service

MooreSites; United States Army Corp of Engineers; United States Marines

Special thanks to the following businesses for participating in the Job Fair:

Popeyes; Tallahatchie Gourmet; George’s; Sugaree’s Bakery; Holiday Inn; New Albany School District; Toyota (Resource Mfg.); Dirt Cheap; Emerald Mississippi; Creekmore Landscaping; McCarty King Construction; Regional Rehab, Perkins Dental, Union County Child Protection Services; Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County; Diversity Vuteq; Contract Fabricators, Inc.; MDOT; Super Sagless; Tractor Supply Company

Melanie Shannon

Public Relations

New Albany Schools

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