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Third annual career fair held at WVHS

on April 27, 2016

students discuss careers with local professional

The third annual Career Fair was held at Warwick Valley High School on Tues., April 12. The event was sponsored by Warwick Foundation for Excellence in Learning (WFEL), the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce, C&D’s Old World Bagels and Candy Apple Shoppe LLC.

The event featured 23 local presenters from six different career fields. Students had the opportunity to learn about careers in advanced manufacturing, journalism and communications, farm-to-table, hospitality and tourism, appearance and alternative health.

WFEL’s mission is to enrich the educational environment for Warwick students, so career education has been a natural focus for the group. “The Career Fair allows us to use the expertise of people in the community to expose students to a wide range of careers,” said Diane Rowe, a member of the WFEL Board of Directors.

Speaking with adults about how they found their career paths helps students understand the success that comes from pursuing a career that matches one’s abilities and interests.

“We are so grateful to the wonderful professionals who volunteered their time and creativity, and shared their passion for their professions,” said Ms. Rowe. “They made this career fair an unqualified success and encouraged students to think more broadly about their own futures.”

Participants in the Warwick Valley High School 2016 Career Fair were:

exploring careers in beauty and appearanceAdvanced Manufacturing

Bell Flavors & Fragrances
Blaser Swisslube, Inc.
Tops Engineering, PLLC
Mechanical Rubber

Journalism/Communications

Author Tracy J. Lyons
Pennings Farm Market presents the food-to-table career fieldNew Age Olde Media
WTBQ

Farm-to-Table

Pennings Orchard & Farm Market
Warwick Valley Winery

Hospitality & Tourism

Warwick Chamber of Commerce
MAD Event Management
High School students talk with author Tracey J LyonsMicrotel Inn & Suites
Mt. Peter Ski Area
Elements Spa & Minerals

Health & Wellness (Appearance)

Live Life Tattoo & Art Studio
Capelli Salon
Salon Lucere
Sunny Studio Nail Spa

third annual career fair is a big successHealth & Wellness (Alternative Health)

Amity Arts Yoga Work Shop
Vastu Yoga
ShopRite of Warwick
The Yard Sports Village/Frozen Ropes
Crossfit

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