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Cabarrus County Career Connections Day Update

Central Cabarrus participated in Inaugural Cabarrus County Career Connections Day

Over Sixty Central Cabarrus Juniors and Seniors attended the Inaugural Cabarrus County Career Connections Day (C4) on Tuesday, March 19th.  Students referrals for this opportunity were provided by CCHS STEM Program, CCHS CTE Program and CCHS Student Services.

This interactive and fun day is all for learning about career possibilities and making them come true!

Career Connections Day 2019

Local businesses provided hands-on activities for you to explore and learn more about their industry. Students had an opportunity to try coding, see the inside of a police bomb squad car, use a welding device for the first time and much more.    Students across Kannapolis City and Cabarrus Schools explored different career paths and how to make them a reality. CCHS C4 Day teachers helped coached students in writing resumes, how to dress and interview etiquette prior to the event. Students were chaperoned by teachers Ms. Porter, Ms. Adams, Ms. Small, Mr. Kiser, Mr. Combs, Ms. Farella and counselors Ms. Brown, Mr. Highe. “Central Cabarrus students applied for summer employment through onsite interviews and talked to college representatives to enroll in summer programs and two-year college programs” said Feeder Zone CTE Coordinator Brian Elliott. Businesses were available to discuss career possibilities as well as internship, apprenticeship, summer jobs, and more.  This event was sponsored by Cabarrus CTE Leadership Team, Kannapolis City CTE Leadership Team, Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships, Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce, CASCO Signs, First Citizens Bank and Cabarrus County Education Foundation as well as other donors.