CORE Kids Career Expo Day

CORE Kids Career Expo Day

On January 22nd, over 140 students will have the opportunity to explore different careers. The day will be filled with professionals talking about their careers and the career opportunities in their respective fields.

Grade 7 & 8 students at Cathy Wever School will start the day off with a motivational talk from local artist Dejehan Hamilton. Dejehan a former Alumni of the CORE Kids After School Program both as a participant and volunteer, and a former camper in the Rotary Summer Literacy Program.

Recording Artist, Songwriter, Musician, Entrepreneur and International Award-Winning Speaker: Dejehan, went from a poverty stricken environment to a being the first Canadian steel pan graduate on scholarship at the prestigious Berklee College of Music.

Students will have the opportunity to learn about several different career paths and opportunities through speakers, presentations and hands on activities. Topics include Trade Skills, Entrepreneurship, Emergency Services and Athletes with two athletes speaking to the students including a Hamilton Ti-Cat.

The Career Exploration Day is part of the ongoing CORE Kids Programing supported by the Rotary Club of Hamilton and our funding supporter the Hamilton Community Foundation ABACUS Project. The goal of the event is to expose the students to various career paths, encouraging them to explore opportunities in education and provide them with positive role models in our community.

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