Students Explore College Career Day

Annual event helps students find their futures after high school.
Jackson Williams holding up college flags.
Jackson Williams holding up college flags.
Madilyn Haro

College career day, where counselors expose students to different colleges and trade schools, helps students move to a mindset of “what I’m I going to do after I graduate from high school?”  Many senior students attend the college career day and discover opportunities at a variety of schools they may want to go to.

When talking to students here at Rocky Mountain High School about their future, it becomes clear that they all have different features and goals. One student, Hanna Thompson, commented, “I’m interested in going to BSU to get my masters in Elementary Education.”

Hanna also said, “Last year in parent and child development class I realized that I wanted to work with little kids, to help and teach them.  I decided that becoming an elementary teacher was the path for me.”  An anonymous source said that “I want to move to Portland Oregon to study the ocean and the different animals.”

Another student here at Rocky Mountain, senior Grace Costello, said, “I got accepted into BSU so I’m going there for college to major in business, I want to become a successful esthetician business owner.”

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Hanna First wanted to be a vet, but her being in Child and Development class helped her realize her passion for teaching. She went to College Career Day it helped her realize that her passion can come true and also realistic. There are so many schools to go to and so many options. Many students don’t know what they want to do after high school college career day helps students realize they don’t need to know what they want to do and that there are many majors that they can go into. At college career day, counselor’s show students all the different majors available so they have options.

It’s a very exciting event. For so many students around the world can learn so much going they’re its and an inspiration to all students. It also gives some parents some closure on that their child is in a safe environment for when they send their students away for college. Parents worry that they won’t get a good education from schools. College career day helps parents and students.

So many kids here at Rocky Mountain have huge goals and dreams for their future and what they want to do after high school.  College career day helps students see their future and dreams come true.

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    Mason DisbrowJan 22, 2024 at 9:03 am

    this is a well written article on students getting involved in advanced college opportunities. the reporter Madilyn did an outstanding job capturing what the students were seeing from there view.

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    AJJan 22, 2024 at 9:03 am

    this is a very informative article.