Hundreds of students attend career fair at Gladstone High School

Posted on Nov 1, 2023 by Education

Preparing for your future can be overwhelming and scary, especially as a high school senior. To help those students still not sure about their path post-graduation, the Delta-Schoolcraft ISD held a career fair in the Gladstone High School gym on Thursday.

“The whole mission of this career fair is to expose our students to career opportunities, what is available to them,” said Michael Roland, director of the Delta-Schoolcraft ISD’s Delta County College Access Network. “I remember when I was in high school, I didn’t know what was here, and these kids have the opportunity to say ‘Whoa, there’s all this?’ and that’s what we want. We want them to understand the U.P. is a great place to live, we all know that, but it’s also a wonderful place to have a career.”

Over 500 students from Gladstone, Rapid River, Mid-Pen and Big Bay networked with a variety of businesses, organizations, and universities. Whether it’s the skilled trades, the military, or the college-route, students had the chance to see what different career and life paths are available to them, especially right here in the U.P.

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