Meridian Technology Center recently hosted Discovery Day, a hands-on career exploration event for district 8th graders. A local student puts his painting skills to the test on a virtual paint machine that is used in the Collision Repair Technology program at Meridian Technology Center.
Meridian Technology Center students Kirstin Schweer, left, and Leah Reedy, right, give manicures to two students during the recent Discovery Day event. Local 8th graders had a chance to explore career possibilities and interact with area business leaders and Meridian students during the event.
Ditch Witch employee Chelci Klusmeyer visits with two students about the variety of career opportunities available at their Perry manufacturing plant during Meridian Technology Center’s Discovery Day. The event gave district 8th graders the opportunity to explore more than 70 booths featuring different careers. Students had the chance to talk to representatives about their companies and find out about the necessary education and training required for their industry.