The Bay County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee in conjunction with Bay District Schools, and Gulf Coast State College, presented a day long career workshop for high school seniors. Career Connections was held at Gulf Coast State College on November 5, 2013.
High school seniors from Bay County visited GCSC, where they will met with area business and industry leaders in an effort to showcase post graduation opportunities available in Bay County. The students were given a career inventory assessment prior to the event so they could be matched with the businesses they are interested in the most. Speakers from companies representing, healthcare, law enforcement, banking, hospitality and construction were on hand to address the students during the morning session.
addresses the challenges faced by students in preparing for employment and/or continuing education following graduation. The program’s mission is to aid high school seniors to identify their interests and skills and learn how those interests and skills can be utilized within the Bay County job market.