400+ Students Experience Career Fair

The Martin County Career and Technical Education Program hosted a career fair on Friday.

It was held at E. J. Hayes School in Williamston.

Presenters brought trucks, vehicles and equipment to talk to third through fifth-graders about careeres.

The focus of the program is to provide all students with a strong foundation of academic and technical skills that will prepare them for successful careers and lifelong learning.

More than 400 students were expected to attend. WITN's Clayton Bauman was on hand to talk with the students and show them the equipment he uses to report the news.


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  • by Murray Elliott Location: Williamston, NC on May 8, 2011 at 02:27 PM
    I sincerely appreciate all of the presenters who took their time to participate in the EJ Hayes Truck Fair. I am also thankful for all the people who made the Truck Fair a huge success. It was fun and informativefor everyone that came. Murray Elliott, School Counselor
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      by EJ Hayes Parent on May 11, 2011 at 07:06 PM in reply to Murray Elliott
      What a terrific idea! Thank you Mr. Elliott for coordinating this event - my boys loved it and are still talking about things they say and learned. Great Job!
  • by Tyee Location: Hyde County on May 6, 2011 at 07:36 PM
    One of the ways to motivate students to exceed is to have job fairs like this. It costs little to do but a lot of effort is spent. Catch a falling star before it crashes and eliminate problem children. It works on adults as well. This brings hope and some prosperity sometimes. Hope it goes statewide. Did not see it, but these job fairs give hope,not punishment.
  • by Hayes mom Location: Williamston on May 6, 2011 at 06:12 PM
    Is there any way you can post the video for those of us that didn't know about the fair? Some of our kids are saying they were interviewed and we would like to see it. Thanks!
  • by Eric Location: Williamston, NC on May 6, 2011 at 03:49 PM
    I was here in the Career Fair, and I was on WITN for... but my dad said to recourd 6:00 WITN when it was at 5:30 and my Mom didnt get to see it. But at E.J. Hayes, it was fun...
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