Career Day: Grown ups on growing up

By on November 2, 2016

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Just as they have in previous years, the staff and students of Cocalico Middle School in Denver hosted a number of local professionals and tradespeople to discuss their work.

Hundreds of students, in grades six through eight, learned about various careers as they circulated through five 20-minute sessions held the morning of Friday, Oct. 28.

Among the adults explaining their careers and career paths were: Kirk Newman of the Hershey Co.; Bryan Kast and Chad Landers of Channel 11 Sports; Dave Lester of Clair Global; Jay Kopp of the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center; Laurie Grove of the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology; Kristen Masangarb of the Four Diamonds Fund; Attorney Steven Breit; Juanita Fox of Ten Thousand Villages; Chip Kappesser of Fox Chase Golf Club; Engineer Jim McCarthy; Jocelyn Engle of Engle Printing; Marlene Ray and Hillary Yahn of Salon MJM; Dr. Nathan Van Deusen, Cocalico School District assistant superintendent; Jamie Barbie, speech therapist; Dr. Deborah Hagey, family practitioner; Jim Fattah, retire police officer; Rick Carpenter, emergency medical technician; Courtney Rittenour of Courtyard Cafe; and Donna Reed, Cocalico editor of the Ephrata Review.


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