October 8, 2018
NICEVILLE, FL -Northwest Florida State College held its inaugural Career Day event on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. With more than 1,000 area high school students and 70 business participants in attendance, the event was a great success.
The event promoted career exploration across the many different fields of study and opportunities available at Northwest Florida State College and throughout Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Career Day also featured numerous hands-on demonstrations and presentations from businesses in the areas of culinary arts, health sciences, performing arts, public safety and advanced manufacturing.
“Our inaugural Career Day event set an amazing precedent,” said Dr. Devin Stephenson, President of Northwest Florida State College. “The tremendous support we receive from our many corporate and educational partners allows us to continue to focus and make workforce development connections. Through events like Career Day, we hope to continue to immerse our students and community in all of the amazing career opportunities in Northwest Florida.”
Due to the tremendous turnout and community response, plans are already in motion for Career Day 2019. Next year’s event will take place on October 16, 2019 on the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College.
Photo Caption: Natural Science faculty and staff stand with their Mega Brain exhibit