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PCMS Hosts 8th Grade Career Fair
PCMS Hosts 8th Grade Career Fair
Elishia Seals
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Pittsburg Community Middle School and Communities in Schools hosted their first Career Fair for 8th graders on Friday, April 12. 

There were different professions and trades such as Social Work, the Army, Construction, Law Enforcement, and Medicine. PSU and Fort Scott Community College also attended to educate students about college opportunities. 

"Our Students were excited about this opportunity and gained knowledge for future endeavors." - Vanessa De Luna, Communities In Schools Site Coordinator

Thank you to the presenters who took the time to visit with our students about their career opportunities:

-Construction: Crossland Construction, Tom Myers 
- Electrician: CDL Electric, Nathan Vitt & Morgan Shoemaker
- Fire Fighter: Pittsburg Fire Department, Kevin Crawford, Tom Vacca, Taylor Cerne
- Medical: Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, Sacha Yates 
- Social Work: TFI Family Services, Carol Bakke & Morgan Woods 
- Armed Forces: Army, Chris Bakke
- Police Officer: Pittsburg Police Department, Pamela McCubbin 

-Educator: Demetrius Bernard 
- College Info: Pittsburg State University, Terra Higgins 

- Fort Scott Community College, Kris Mengarelli