Students from Screven County High School visited DOT Foods in Vidalia in September. DOT Foods Human Resources representatives provided a power point overview of the company, including entry level positions, pay rates and promotional opportunities. Students were then taken on a tour of the facility, which included the dry goods warehouse and the freezer warehouse. In each warehouse stored products were seen as well as the loading and unloading processes.
Fannin County HSHT students took a tour to King’s Hawaiian in Oakwood, GA on September 14, 2023. The students learned the history of the company, core values, employee benefits, products offered, and the many opportunities for employment. The students also gained knowledge that the skills being taught in high school such as good attendance and problem solving will transfer into the workplace. After classroom instruction, students suited up for a tour of the actual plant where the dinner rolls are made and packaged. The students were given hot rolls right off the conveyor belt and were given a package to take home.
The Georgia High School High Tech Program is a comprehensive community-based program providing youth with disabilities a link to academic and career-development experiences that enable them to successfully meet the workforce demands of the 21st century.