TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Seaman High School students celebrated a semester of learning Friday morning.
Some two dozen seniors took part in the College and Career Ready Senior Internship Class. Friday, community partners, school board members, family and friends were invited to hear the students give presentations on their experiences.
Students spent the past few months working alongside professionals, learning about careers like nursing, teaching, orthodontics, utility lineman and more. Businesses and organizations such as the Topeka Zoo, Cassidy Orthodontics, Topeka Performing Arts Center, Topeka Rescue Mission, Supersonic Music, Westar Energy, veterinarian Jeff Van Petten, KTWU, Washburn Athletics, Baker School of Nursing and Trash Mountain Project took part. WIBW-TV hosted a student as well.
The program aims to give students a head start on future career choices. The students said they were grateful to explore whether their intended career path was in fact the correct choice.