2014 Career Day at ASU Holmes Center

Photos by John Marshall

Vocational Chair Chuck Canady briefs the escort crew before the students arrive.

Vocational Chair Chuck Canady briefs the escort crew before the students arrive.

 

Students arriving just after getting off the bus.

Students arriving just after getting off the bus.

 

Frank Vaden escorts his students to the exhibition floor of Holmes Center.

Frank Vaden escorts his students to the exhibition floor of Holmes Center.

 

Marshall Gasperson, Principal of Watauga High School gies welcoming remarks to students before they begin making the rounds to the different career booths at the Holmes Center.

Marshall Gasperson, Principal of Watauga High School, gives welcoming remarks to students before they begin making the rounds to the different career booths at the Holmes Center.

 

David Barber leads a group of students that just arrived.

David Barber leads a group of students that just arrived.

 

Students get a taste of the construction trade .

Students get a taste of the construction trade.

 

A student "fails" his sobriety test while wearing his "beer goggles" to simulate being too drunk to drive.

A student “fails” his sobriety test while wearing his “beer goggles” to simulate being too drunk to drive.

 

A student learns what it's like to be arrested and handcuffed but a Boone police officer for driving under the influence.  The student wore "beer goggles" that simulate what it's like to be drunk and failing a sobriety test.

A student learns what it’s like to be arrested and handcuffed by a Boone police officer for driving under the influence. The student wore “beer goggles” that simulate what it’s like to be drunk and failing a sobriety test.

 

Students learn about careers in Cosmetology from Watauga High School teachers

Students learn about careers in Cosmetology from Watauga High School teachers and student volunteers.

 

Students make the rounds at the Marketing and Business booth

Students make the rounds at the Marketing and Business booth.

 

Students hear about a career in nursing at the Health Occupations booth.

Students hear about a career in nursing at the Health Occupations booth.

 

Students in the auto technology boot get the gentle shock treatment from a  battery. All in good fun!

Students in the auto technology booth get the gentle shock treatment from a battery. All in good fun!

 

Students learn about a career in auto technology at "The Widowmaker" junior size dragster

Students learn about a career in auto technology at “The Widowmaker” junior size dragster.

 

President Elect Basil Kuzyzsyn, Career Day escort

President Elect Basil Kuzyzsyn, Career Day escort.

 

Welding demonstration put on by Watauga High School

Welding demonstration put on by Watauga High School.

 

Hank Collins pitched in as a Career Day escort just a few days before he heads back to Florida.

Hank Collins pitched in as a Career Day escort just a few days before he heads back to Florida.

 

Vernon Dunn, Career Day Escort

Vernon Dunn, Career Day Escort.

 

Wayne Holliday Career Day Escort

Wayne Holliday, Career Day Escort.

 

2014 Career Day l-r Watauga High Student Frank Vaden John Marshall Scott Tait

A Watuaga High School Student volunteer poses with (left to right) Frank Vaden, Club President John Marshall and fellow Rotarian and Watauga County Schools Superintendent Scott Elliott.

 

2014 Career Day Howard l-r Williams Randy Stevens

Career Day escorts Howard Williams and Randy Stevens.

 

2014 Career Day BREMCO 2

Students learn about career possibilities with Blue Ridge Electric Membership Cooperative.

 

A midday pow-wow. Left to right: President-Elect Basil Kuzyzsyn, David Barber, Vocational Chair Chuck Canady and Director Mike Capristo.

A midday pow-wow. Left to right: President-Elect Basil Kuzyzsyn, David Barber, Vocational Chair Chuck Canady and Director Mike Capristo.

 

2014 Career Day Blowing Rock Fire & Rescue

Students learn about firefighting from the Blowing Rock Fire and Rescue team.

 

2014 Career Day l-r Chuck Canady Hank Collins Van Joffrion Vernon Dunn Howard Williams

Left to right: Vocational Chair and organizer of Career Day Chuck Canady takes a break with Hank Collins, Van Joffrion, Vernon Dunn and Howard Williams until the next “rotation” to different booths.

 

2014 Career Day Holmes Center Floor

The layout of the Career Day booths on the floor of the Holmes Center at App State.

 

2014 Career Day App State

Students learn about college life at the App State booth.

 

2014 Career Day CCC&TI

Students learn about vocational education at Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute, which has a branch campus in Boone.

 

2014 Career Day Future Farmers of America

Learning about agriculture at the Future Farmers of America booth.

 

2014 Career Day Consumer and Family Sciences

A culinary demonstration at the Consumer Science booth run by Watauga High teachers and student volunteers.