Sheldon, Iowa — More than 16-hundred 8th graders from thirty-one area schools descended upon Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon to attend NCC’s annual 8th Grade Career Day.
Organizers of the event say the main purpose for the 8th Grade Career Day was career exploration for students who are just starting the process of choosing their future careers.
The 8th graders attended three breakout sessions of their choice, each featuring speakers from more than thirty different career fields.
For a complete list of the Presenters and their Career Field, CLICK HERE.
The teens also heard featured speaker Rob Roozeboom of Rise Ministries. As a youngster, Roozeboom’s desire was to be a farmer and an athlete. Muscular Dystrophy cut short both of those dreams while he was still in his teens. But that was the beginning of his story, not the end. he’s the founder and President of Rise Ministries, an organization that teaches teens and adults how to overcome adversity in their lives.
8th graders from the following schools attended NCC’s Career Day event Friday: Akron-Westfield; Boyden-Hull; Central-Lyon; George-Little Rock; Harris Lake Park; Hull Christian; Ireton Christian; MMC-RU; MOC-Floyd Valley; Netherlands Reformed Christian; Rock Valley; Sanborn Christian; Sheldon Christian; Sheldon St. Patrick’s; Sibley-Ocheyedan; Sioux Center; Spencer; West Sioux; Worthington; Cherokee; Clay Central-Everly; Doon Christian; Ellsworth Community School; Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn; Inwood Christian; Remsen St. Mary’s; Sheldon Middle School; South O’Brien and Spirit Lake.
More photos from Friday’s 8th Grade Career Day at NCC may be viewed below………..
Rob Roozeboom speaks to the group