Career Day at Cocalico Middle School

By on November 10, 2015

Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at Cocalico Middle School got intense lessons in a variety of professions at the annual Career Day held Nov. 6.

Students, in 20-minute presentations, learned from a variety of professionals about the work they do each day.

Photos by Stan Hall Local emergency medical technicians discuss their work with sixth graders.

Photos by Stan Hall
Local emergency medical technicians discuss their work with sixth graders.

Sixth graders heard about careers in medicine, sales, law enforcement, and emergency medical response.

Seventh graders learned about education, staffing, athletics. engineering, journalism, and community service through the 4 Diamonds organization.

Eighth graders learn about sports broadcaster from Bryan Kast and Chad Landers of Blue Ridge Cable 11 Sports.

Eighth graders learn about sports broadcaster from Bryan Kast and Chad Landers of Blue Ridge Cable 11 Sports.

Eighth graders were given talks on career and technology center opportunities, the finance industry, and Cable 11/Blue Ridge sports broadcasting. At the end of the eighth graders’ presentations, there was a panel discussion featuring the speakers with question-and-answer time.

 Sixth graders at Cocalico Middle School learn about law enforcement from East Cocalico Police Officer Darrick Keppley.


Sixth graders at Cocalico Middle School learn about law enforcement from East Cocalico Police Officer Darrick Keppley.

The annual event was coordinated by Michelle Shirey, middle school counselor.

Ephrata Review Cocalico Section Editor Donna Reed participated for the second consecutive year.

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