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O’Fallon, Shiloh students explore career possibilities

BY KATHERINE MURRAY
WEEKLY REPORTER
Eighth graders learn about about the joys of teaching people to cook with Shirley Frost of
Adventures in Cuisine (O’Fallon Weekly Photo by Katherine Murray)

O’FALLON – The future was on every student’s mind as eighth graders from O’Fallon and Shiloh area middle schools flocked to The Regency Conference Center for their seventh annual Career Fair. The Career Fair is the finale of sorts for students participating in the Junior Achievement program, Start With The End In Mind.

Prior to the Career Fair, eighth graders from area schools took surveys about what interested them most and what their hopes were for the future. The program is focused on having students consider what interests them most. Based on those answers, students were guided toward four or five career pathways to consider.

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