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101st Sustainment Soldiers participate in CMCSS 8th Grade Career Exploration Day

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Brenda Scarborough, the career counselor for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS), said this is the second year the Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade have participated in the event.

Scarborough said the goal of the event is to help students understand the different job opportunities available for them after high school.

“Our vision [at CMCSS] is to graduate our kids [and for them] to be career ready,” said Scarborough.

Sgt. 1st Class David Taylor, an electronic maintenance noncommissioned officer with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows a student the components of a device, Nov. 15, 2017, during Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s annual Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, Tennessee. (Spc. Alexes Anderson/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

Sgt. 1st Class David Taylor, an electronic maintenance noncommissioned officer with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows a student the components of a device, Nov. 15, 2017, during Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s annual Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, Tennessee. (Spc. Alexes Anderson/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to hold 8th Grade Career Exploration Day November 15th and 16th

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – On November 15th and 16th, 2017, you have the power to influence Clarksville-Montgomery County’s future workforce!

Join over 2,400 Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) eighth graders as they look ahead and begin to identify career interests and set their sights on planning for high school coursework during the 8th Annual Career Exploration Day.

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The 8th Grade “Your Choice, Your Future” Career Exploration day was a success

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemClarksville, TN – The second annual 8th Grade “Your Choice, Your Future” Career Exploration Day was held on Friday, November 18th at the Memorial Health Building (the Red Barn) on Austin Peay State University. 2200 Kids from 7 area middle schools took part in the event which gave them access to potential employers and educational programs.

According to Brenda Scarborough, a Career Tech Counselor for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System; “You hear kids all the time asking why they have to take this class, or that class.” then she gave an example, “If they are interested in working in a field, they can come and ask someone in that profession what they did in high school to better understand why they need to take the English, Math, and the Sciences; and it gives them a connection to their future careers. These kids start out thinking they know where their career path falls, and after they come here they know where it falls.”

A representative from the Montgomery County EMS speaks with some middle school students

A representative from the Montgomery County EMS speaks with some middle school students

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