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Career Cruising program benefits students

Parent Teacher Conferences were held on October 17th and 18th. This year, many of the students led their own conferences thanks to a new program called Career Cruising.

School counselor Charles Packard explained Career Cruising in a nutshell. “Career Cruising, is a company based in Canada that has put together information that is valuable to a person wanting to plan out their future.”

When students get on Career Cruising, which is a web based site, there are 116 questions for them to answer to nd out which career would benefits them the most. questions match careers that t the students abilities, interests, and skills. Career Cruising aids students preparing for their future as well as staying organized.

Senior Marteah Morgan commented, “What I have learned being in Career Cruising is how to be organized when preparing to go to college by having the job match up to my career choice. Career Cruising not only helps you getting ready for college but helps you be more organized in your life."

Morgan loves graphic design and editing photos; she started graphic design as a freshman, and Career Cruising has helped her gather more information on her preferred career. “My career job is being a Graphic designer/Photographer. It’s a passion of mine to become a Graphic designer.” She decided that she wanted to be a graphic designer when she first started Graphic design during her freshman year.

Morgan goes to Career Cruising every day. “What I do in Career Cruising is answer one hundred and sixteen questions.” She answers the questions and  all the steps she then goes back and reads over the suggested careers that her skills had picked out for her according to the answers she had chosen.

Morgan likes Career Cruising. "I like Career Cruising because it is a way for students to be organized in having the college and major picked out before they head to college.” commented Marteah.

The first Parent Teacher Conferences for the 2018-2019 school year was a success thanks to the students participation and Career Cruising.