The Washington High School Career Connections Program held a job fair on Thursday, April 28. Students and community members were given the opportunity to speak with potential employers and hear more information about their companies.
"Our students were given the opportunity to speak with many different employers today," said Superintendent Richard Goodright, "The job fair gave them experience in marketing themselves to potential employers."
Nearly 280 students and 10-20 community members attended the event.
"The most rewarding part was seeing how excited the kids were to talk to employers, said Kathleen Spicer, Career Connections Program teacher. Participating companies included: Ameridial, Amherst Meadows Care Center, Armstrong, Army, Boys and Girls Club, BVR, Fisher Foods, Giant Eagle, Ichor Restaurant Group, Jimmy Johns, Home Depot, KFC, Marines, MCTV, Menards, National Beauty College, National Guard, Nickles Bakery, OhioMeansJobs, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, Panera, Premier Building Solutions, Premier Jewelry, Roselane Nursing and Rehabilitation, R.W. Screw, Saint Joseph Senior Living, Shearers, Siffrin, Sky Zone, Stark State College, Stark Truss, Universal Technical Institute, VASCO, and Yunds Car Wash.