SHERMAN, TX (KXII) – Grade 11 Audrie Sargent said, “It’s really nostalgic to be able to run around where I used to run and see my kids.”
Students who inspire the next generation of students.
Sargent explains: So, coming here now, and talking to elementary school kids, I think you can get a sense of where they stand on what their future holds. ”
Students in the Career and Technical Education Program at Sherman High School host career fairs in their 4th and 5th grades to highlight career paths they may explore as they get older.
Sherman ISD Career, Military and Workforce Coordinator Jeff Chancellor said: Discuss different career paths and start conversations about your interests. Therefore, once you enter high school, you can choose a specific path within the CT program. ”
And the options to choose from are wide.
From health sciences, audio and video production, and since 4th grade, Kingston Hypolite’s personal favorite…
“Probably the robotics business.”
Another popular station included Criminal Justice.
“We’ve handcuffed them, handcuffed them, and shown them a lot of things that move little kids and make them want to participate,” Sargent said.
For Audrey Sargent, the career fair was a great opportunity to inspire others from the same school she attended.
“It’s great to be able to come back as an adult and spread what I know,” she said.
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