Sterling Fly Elementary Hosts Successful 2023-2024 Career Fair

Sterling Fly Elementary School buzzed with excitement today, May 22, 2024, as students had the unique opportunity to engage with professionals from a diverse array of fields during the annual Career Fair. The event was a resounding success, offering students valuable insights into potential future careers and inspiring them to dream big about their professional aspirations.

A heartfelt thank you goes out to Patricia Trevino and Martha Bagneschi from Middle Rio Grande Workforce Solutions for their indispensable support in organizing this event. Additionally, the collaboration and efforts of FJH Counselors Maggie Rodriguez and Bobby Villareal were instrumental in making the day informative and impactful for all attendees.

The Career Fair featured an impressive lineup of esteemed organizations, including:

  • Crystal Dental Care
  • Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande
  • Winter Garden Soil & Water Conservation District #326
  • United States Marshals Service
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
  • Zavala County Sheriff's Office
  • Vida Y Salud Health Systems, Inc.
  • Dimmit Regional Hospital
  • HEB

Students eagerly explored the booths, engaging in interactive discussions and activities that shed light on the daily responsibilities and educational pathways associated with each profession. From healthcare to law enforcement, conservation to retail, the variety of fields represented ensured that there was something to pique the interest of every student.

Notably, Crystal Dental Care provided demonstrations on dental hygiene and the importance of oral health, while representatives from the United States Marshals Service captivated students with stories of their work in law enforcement and public safety. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shared insights on wildlife conservation and the joys of working in nature, and USDA-NRCS representatives discussed the importance of sustainable agricultural practices.

Vida Y Salud Health Systems, Inc. and Dimmit Regional Hospital highlighted careers in the healthcare sector, showcasing the vital roles of various medical professionals. Meanwhile, HEB representatives offered a glimpse into the retail industry's dynamic environment and the opportunities it presents for growth and development.

The presence of the Zavala County Sheriff's Office and the Winter Garden Soil & Water Conservation District #326 added further depth to the fair, illustrating the diverse career options available within the community.

This year's Career Fair at Sterling Fly Elementary not only broadened the students' understanding of different career paths but also emphasized the importance of education and determination in achieving their goals. The event fostered a sense of excitement and possibility, encouraging students to envision themselves in various professional roles.

We extend our gratitude to all the participating organizations and individuals who contributed to making this Career Fair a memorable and educational experience for our students. Your support and dedication have left a lasting impact, inspiring the next generation to pursue their dreams with confidence and enthusiasm.

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