Career fair connects students with colleges, employers

By Josh Beavers

Minden High School hosted its annual College and Career Fair this week. 

Juniors and seniors from MHS, Lakeside and Doyline were able to meet representatives from 26 colleges stretching across four states. 

Minden partners with the Louisiana Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (LACRAO) every fall to host the event. 

“We believe it is vital for students to have the opportunity to see what options there are for their future,” Minden school counselor Whitney Cate told The Journal. “This event allows students to meet with recruiters, ask questions, and get general information about the schools.”

She said the school believes every student needs some type of post-secondary training whether it is a technical diploma from a technical or community college or a degree from a university.  

“Hosting a College and Career Fair is a wonderful way for students to explore colleges without leaving Minden,” Cate told us.