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Walker Middle School holds career day

POSTED: June 17, 2008 5:00 a.m.
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GA Dept of Natural Resources, Bob Lynn and Bunny Grantham talk to a class.

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As the school year wound down, Walker Middle School left its eighth-graders with some possible ideas for future careers as they make the transition to high school.
On May 20, the school held its annual career day, allowing volunteers to visit classrooms and tell students about their jobs and experiences in different lines of work.
Graduation Coach Christy Dunham and the eighth-grade teachers organized the day, and had ten guest speakers come into the school.
The volunteers told students about their respective careers and reinforced the importance of graduating from high school and seeking further education.
The volunteers urged student to set life goals, and explained to them how subjects they're studying now will be used in careers they choose as adults.
Among the volunteer career day speakers were Casey Adams, who owns Casey's Kitchen, home of the infamous "Fat Man Casserole"; Pernell Smith from Home Depot; Debbie Long of Debbie Cakes; Deputy Tom Sellosi of the Long County Sheriff's Department; nurse Kelly Wingate; Mark Waters from the Ludowici Bank; Kerry Hunt from Farm Bureau Insurance Company; Kadi Dasher, owner of Kadi's Corner; Bob Lynn and Bunny Grantham from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources; and Danny Nobles and Stacy Tucker from Howard, Jones, and Nobles Funeral Home.

 

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