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High School Students Learn about Possible Careers

Bob Gregg Discusses Media Careers

The first Career Pathways Speaker event was held Feb. 25, 2022 at the high school for students in grades 9-11. Speakers from 7 different industries came in to discuss their career paths with the students and brought knowledge about their professions, including a general overview of such things as educational requirements, salary, job growth, and  career advancement. 

Representing each of the pathways were: 

Health Sciences: Leanna Plunkett - Nurse - UPMC Children's Hospital 

Arts, Tech and Communication: Bob Gregg - WJPA Radio 

Business Management and Administration: Brian Conner - Conner Insights and Solutions 

Science, Tech, and Engineering: Matt Branagan - Crown Castle (Civil Engineer) 

Criminal Justice: Matt Boardley - Parole Officer - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 

Education and Training: Emily Smellen - Waynesburg University (Assistant Director of Admissions) 

Trades: Caly Fiori - Western Area Career and Technology Center (Career Counselor) 

Thank you to our Career Advisors (Breanna Baker, Jessica Gardner, Rocky Plassio, Siobhan Visser, and Josh Barrette) for lining up the speakers.  The next event is scheduled for Friday, March 25th

Posted: March 2022