Columbia County High School Students Selected for 2019 Junior Career Institute
August 30, 2019
Career preparedness program set to launch September 21
Fifteen high school students have been nominated by their school districts to participate in the 2019 Junior Career Institute, a career-preparedness program geared for Columbia County high school juniors, set to run September 21 – December 5, at Columbia-Greene Community College.
Congratulations to the following students: Sonam Verma (Chatham); Emma Flandreau and Asher Wolff (Germantown); Abida Begum, Michael Green, Hannah Konow, Ahmed Mufti, Danaya Oliver-Ragland and Finlay Turnquist (Hudson); Madison Schermerhorn, Leia Herrington, Brooke Dandridge and Shane Ringwood (Ichabod Crane); and Hannah Ball and Xavier Gomez (Taconic Hills).
The Junior Career Institute interactive sessions focus on career awareness, soft skills training and leadership development. Successful graduates will be paired with a local business for a 6-week internship in the Spring 2020.
The 2019 Junior Career Institute is a program of CEDC in collaboration with Columbia-Greene Community College and Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, and supported by a grant from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Businesses and non-profits interested in participating in the program are invited to contact Carol Wilber at 518.828.4718.