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The Simpson County Technical Center hosted a career fair Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

The halls and rooms were filled with college and technical representatives.  The health science students conducted a health fair for students and visitors.

The Simpson County Technical Center provides Career and Technical Education that prepares students for a wide range of careers requiring varying levels of education.

The Technical Center is open to public and private school students as well as home schooled students.

CTE students have a 90.18% graduation rate nationally as compared to a 74.9% rate for students following a traditional academic pathway.

Programs are available for students in grade 9 and up,

Programs of Study:  Agriculture and Natural Resources

Business Marketing and Finance


Diesel Service Technology

Health Informatics

Health Sciences

Law and Public Safety

Metal Fabrications

Polymer Science

Career Pathway Experiences is available for students in grades 11 & 12 only

Billy Lofton prepared lunch for guest and teachers.

Administrator Dr. Bo Huffman gave an overview of the activities and achievements at the Career and Technical Center.

Anyone interested in more information about the Career and Tech Center may contact Dr. Bo Huffman at 601-847-4000

Mendenhall Students Ashton Hargon, William Poole, Chase Singleton, Mason Westmorland, and Kyle Dement


The Mendenhall Police Department and Fire Department were in attendance encouraging students interested in law enforcement or fire service. Kaitlyn Thomas, Chief Candy McCullum, Javia Gregory, and Neland Sullivan
Students Cooper Kellum, Zeke Sheffield, and Michael Bynum
Health Science students Erin Davidson, Emily Reed, and Kaylin Easterling

Secretary Mag Paige and WLBT Weatherman Patrick Ellis
Representative from the military

Home picture:  Lauren Sullivan, April Williams, Candy Walley, and Caitlyn Henry.Lauren and Caitlyn learned about FLC (FL Crane & Sons) located in Floerence, MS.  The company has 13 locations and represents a generation of dedicated laborers.


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