Bethlehem Press Editor George Taylor and East Penn Press Editor Debbie Galbraith (not pictured) receive a visit from the Lower Macungie Middle School mascot and the Emmaus High School mascot at the career exploration fair Oct. 4. Additional photos appear on Page A2.PRESS PHOTO BY DEBBIE GALBRAITH
PRESS PHOTOS BY DEBBIE GALBRAITHEast Penn School District Education Foundation board members Bryce Ruggieri, of Macungie, and Rodd Luckenbill, of Macungie, sell raffle tickets during the career fair. Students had an opportunity to win an Apple iPad.
Emmaus Police Department Det. Sgt. Jason Apgar and Chief of Police Charles Palmer talk with students about careers in law enforcement and give brochures to parents about teen driving.
Robert and Kylee Wessner, of Alburtis, wait to speak with representatives from OEM Group about a career in chemical engineering.
Dustin M. Grim, owner and supervisor of Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., and Andrea Grim talk with Noah and Maryann Szankovics, of Emmaus, about degrees in funeral service education.
Joshua and Pamela Durette, of Emmaus, meet with Sgt. First Class Andrew Treiber, of South Whitehall and Sgt. Keenan Albright, of Topton, about a career in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Both Triber and Albright are based in Allentown.
Abigail and Avery Burnett, of Zionsville, stop at the Macungie Animal Hospital table and talk with Dr. Nancy Soares, of Emmaus and Missy George, CVT, of Macungie.
Zach Bodnarchuk, of Allentown and Chris DeFrain, of Emmaus, talk with parents and students about a career at Red Robin. The restaurant group is hiring staff 16 and older for all 20 locations. Red Robin was the event sponsor for the 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.
Representing Spillman Farmer Architects at the career fair are Emily Liuzza, of Bethlehem Township, Sal Verrastro, of Dunmore, Gina Vary, of Emmaus, and Sal Verrastro, of Emmaus.
EPSD EDUCATION FOUNDATION
‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life’
The East Penn School District Education Foundation, along with the Emmaus High School Counseling Department, held its first 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.
This event was open to all Lehigh Valley students in sixth through 12th grades and their families.
Representatives from over 50 businesses set up tables in the high school and talked with interested students about various career paths.