Career Expo provides great opportunity for Acadia students
Acadia Parish eighth and tenth graders visited the Career Connection Expo, at the International Rice Festival Building Tuesday morning.
The annual event is presented by the cities of Crowley and Rayne and the Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce.
For the expo, the Rice Festival Building was transformed into a tradeshow style career exploration. Representatives from businesses throughout the parish were on hand to share their knowledge and expertise with the students.
The event allowed local business men and women to interact with the future business leaders of the community. The students were enlightened on the best educational path to reach their career goals and more specific aspects about the daily life of a professional.
The vast array of choices from fire fighting to an artist booth really provided a great opportunity for area students to explore career paths, more importantly they realized that these careers can lead them to a successful, happy life where they can become productive members of the Acadia community.
This event would not be possible without the support and sponsorship of the business community, including the City of Crowley, Crowley Rotary Club, Francis Drilling Fluids, KAJN Radio/Family Vision TV, Rice Palace, Senator Dan “Blade” Morrish, and SWLA Center for Health Services. Those putting on the Expo would like to thank those who support education in Acadia Parish.