Sixth Graders Excited To Learn About Different Careers

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Kids learned they can be anything in the world htey want to be.

Professionals with all sorts of different careers visited the sixth graders at Pauline South Intermediate school for its career day Friday.

13's Sarah Plake went to tell kids about what a reporter and anchor does. The kids got the chance to shoot video and practice reading like an anchor.

The school invites professionals each year because it gives the kids the chance to explore various careers and learn about different skills.

The students have a blast each year and told 13 News their favorite parts.

"Getting to see all the cool people and their cool jobs," was Heath Boldridge's favorite part.

"It kind of helps you decide what you want to do when you're older," JeDashia Moreno said.

"Architect because i could build a pool on a roof! It was fun," Hunter Richardson said.

Topeka zoo keepers, an architect, a Topeka firefighter, an entrepreneur, a meteorologist and a Wichita State engineering student were some of the other people who visited the school Friday.