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WOW field trip - 8th Grade (October 12, 2018)



September 25, 2018


Attention Parents of 8th Grade Students


The 8th grade students at West Blocton Middle School will have the opportunity to attend the Worlds of Work (WOW) Career Expo to be held at Shelton State Community College on Friday, October 12, 2018.


Area eighth graders have been scheduled to visit the event during school hours. Students will take part in a fun and educational hands-on experience to become familiar with our areas high-demand, high-wage career opportunities.


It will be an experience they will not forget. lndustry sectors represented are: agriculture, construction, education, energy and utilities, engineering and environment, healthcare, hospitality and tourism, manufacturing and logistics, as well as public safety and transportation.


Your child will receive an informative booklet before this event. You are encouraged to review it with your child before his or her visit to maximize this opportunity. You will want to keep this helpful guide for future reference as your child continues to explore career opportunities throughout the educational process.


This expo is a project of West Alabama Works, The Region 3 Workforce Development Council, and The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama Visit www.worldsofwork.com for more details.


Permission forms will be sent home with 8th grade students. For your convenience, forms are also included on the WBMS website