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Career Day at Hanford Dole

Career Day

Nathaniel Neptune, a registered nurse and current medical student at Duke, speaks to students during Career Day.

Hanford Dole Elementary

SALISBURY — Hanford Dole Elementary recently held its annual career day for third, fourth and fifth grade students. Presenters included Dustin Wilson of Chick-Fil-A; Nathaniel Neptune, a registered nurse and current medical student at Duke; Scott Cozart from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College; Eve Craig from Small Cakes Carolina; Nicolas Means from F&M Bank; Mark O’Garra from Walmart; Jessica Cloward, a local realtor and Samantha Saulters, a hairstylist.

The day was was organized by Hanford-Dole’s school counselor, its Communities in Schools Student Support Specialist and the Assistant Principal. The three hoped to give students the chance to learn about various job opportunities.

Presenters were asked to share different jobs available within their company, as well as education needed for the various opportunities. They were also asked to stress the importance of school and how the different subjects they learn in school are needed for their job.

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