OROVILLE – GEAR UP and the Oroville School District held it’s annual Career Fair with students from Oroville and Tonasket attending the Feb. 8 event.
The Career Fair was open to students in grades six through 12 having first prepared for the day with lessons from Navigation 101 and the districts’ advisory curriculum, according to Dawn Miller with GEAR UP site director at Oroville.
Cody Swenson, a senior from Oroville high, took the fair on as his senior project while being mentored by Miller.
This year’s attendees were North Valley Hospital; Oroville Re-Max Lake and Country Realty; U.S. Customs, Border Patrol, Army, Navy and Air Force; EMT Debra Donahue; Okanogan County Sheriffs Department; Oroville Police Department; Central Washington University; Perry Technical Institute; dentist Dr. Chen; Okanogan County PUD; Howard Zosel: Sandra’s Blossom and Brier: Hair Designs; teachers Jodi Shirley and Lisa Bourn; Eagle Home Mortgage: Community Auto; Pastor Duane Turner; Alpine Veterinary; College Success Foundation: Career Path Services; Dish Network; Joyce Forthum; Work Source and Wal-Mart. &#160;
“A special ‘Thank You’ to each person who gave of their time to mentor our students,” said Miller.