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Carroll County Students Attend 2nd Annual Career Expo

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G.W. Rogers, executive director of campus operations for West Georgia Technical College, explained career opportunities available in the trucking industry to Carroll County eighth graders participating in the Carroll County Chamber’s Career Expo.

(Carrollton, Ga. ­ March 21, 2016) More than 450 eighth graders attended the 2nd annual Career Expo hosted by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. Each student had the opportunity to visit two different career pathways of their choice and hear from someone working in one of 18 different career fields such as engineering, nursing/medical, business and cosmetology, among others. Chamber president Daniel Jackson, UWG president Dr. Kyle Marrero and WGTC president Steve Daniel welcomed students to the UWG campus for this week’s Expo. A second Expo will be conducted Friday, March 25 at WGTC’s Waco campus for an additional 450 students from across Carroll County. The event is coordinated by the Chamber’s Workforce Education Task Force with the goal of supporting the development of a highly trained and educated workforce for Carroll County.

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Jay Gill, Public Relations/Governmental Affairs for Carroll EMC, gave a presentation on business marketing to a very engaged audience of Carroll County eighth graders during the recent Career Expo sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce.