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RMCC/TRIO Hosts Career Day for Area High Schools

Rich Mountain Community College’s Educational Talent Search program hosted the biannual Career Day event in the Ouachita Center on October 16, 2014.  Students from seven high schools in the RMCC ETS program joined together in the Ouachita Center to hear keynote speaker, Chad Foster, as they begin to plan for college and careers.  Chad Foster has traveled the country asking professionals what it takes to truly be successful.  In response to his research, he stated that he found the values of following individual dreams and developing good communication skills to be major keys to success.  He encouraged the students to ask questions to those people they will meet on their educational journey.  Foster motivated students to work toward their dreams every day, no matter how big or far-fetched they may seem.  Following his presentation, students had an opportunity to meet with thirty different professionals in various occupations including the business and medical fields, cosmetology, culinary arts, computer technology, and others.  Check out the RMCC Facebook and website,<>, to see photos from this event.

For more information about Educational Talent Search at RMCC, contact Jeff Neufeld, Educational Talent Search Director at 479-394-7622, ext. 1654 or<> .

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