On Thursday, October 9, twenty four Community agencies/businesses and colleges engaged the PCHS student body in activities to help them gain a broader understanding of available careers after high school graduation. Many of the agencies also offer student mentoring/job shadowing experiences to seniors in order to assist them in completion of their senior requirements.
Tim McClung representing First Citizens Bank worked with all students on the subject of banking, setting up checking and savings accounts, loans, credit cards and the use of credit cards, interest rates and generally how to manage money. Coby Brown representing Snowshoe Mountain Resort worked with all students about resumes, interview skills, and the various types of positions available at Snowshoe.
Those participating in the Career Day included: US Army, Sgt. Jeremy Thompson; Snowshoe Foundation, Jessica Stump and Mark Eberbaugh; Allegheny Disposal, LLC, Jacob S. Meck Construction Company, The Outhouse, LLC and JacMal, Whitney Beverage; CVB & D&E Hospitality, Cara Rose; Parks and Recreation, Kristen LeCroy; Mosesso Agency, Cathy Mosesso and Margaret Worth; Division of Rehabilitation Services, Patricia Moody ; Pocahontas County Sheriff Department, Sheriff, David Jonese and Deputy James Peteete; NRAO, Katheryn Williamson; Pocahontas Memorial Hospital, Cheryl Cain, Edwina Garber, Cindy McLaughlin, Traci Alderman, and Donna Lidel-Burley; Pocahontas County Prevention Coalition, Cheryl Jonese; Region I Workforce Investment Board, Joanna Bare and Tammy Lily; Burns Motor Freight, Doug Burns and Gary Kramer; US Forest Service, William Snodgrass; New River Community & Technical College, Roger Griffith; New River School of Cosmetology students; Dabney Lancaster School of Nursing, Gail Johnson; University of Charleston, Scott Kincaid; WV Wesleyan, Bernie Valento; First Citizens Bank, Tim McClung; Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Coby Brown; WV State Police, Corporal Mark Agee; Family Resource Network, Buster Wiggins; and The WV National Guard, Patrick Reese.
A continental breakfast and a delicious luncheon was prepared and served by PCHS Pro-Start students under the supervision of faculty member Teresa Mullen.