Screven County High School High Tech (HSHT) students celebrated their first HSHT Club day by participating in the Annual Kickoff event. The students were welcomed to the event by the HSHT Coordinator, Theodosha Foreman. During the welcome, the students were given a brief description of HSHT (purpose, focus, priorities, computer competition).
LaTasha Hawkins, Career Development Specialist from Work Source GA, spoke to the seniors directly about what they can offer them as they move towards graduation: soft skills/work skills training, work experience/paid apprenticeship, assistance with finding a job, assistance with college applications & cost (tuition, books, supplies). She provided very useful information.
Mae Bacon, VR Counselor from the Statesboro office, spoke to the students about the services the VR office can offer them during high school and after graduation. She encouraged the students to complete the application process as soon as possible. All of the information the students received was very beneficial.
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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.