Eighth-graders learn from the pros about the world of work

Milford. Professionals from the local and surrounding communities took time out of their busy schedules to help students learn about careers.

28 Oct 2019 | 01:45

The eighth grade students at Dingman-Delaware Middle School had an awesome opportunity to learn about various career paths during our annual career day.

Many professionals from the local and surrounding communities took time out of their busy schedules to help students learn about careers.

Students were given an opportunity to ask questions and seek advice as to what types of classes they should be looking into taking as they advance in their academic careers.

Guest speakers:
Theo Harrison, film archivist
Meghan DeGraw, nurse practitioner
Ryan Malone, park ranger
Dennis Bonvie, Boston Bruins scout
Ruth Maher, archaeology and anthropology
Ruth Murphy, interpreter of American sign language
Steve Cholish, union representative
John Estes, restaurant general manager
Brittany Comisky, veterinarian
Mr. Prandy, military
Timothy Gladson, airline pilot
Mary Jo Smith, director of international sales
Chris Tomaszewski, civil engineer
Dr. Pope, education/assistant principal
John VanVynch, chemist
Editor's note: This list has been updated from the original to correct the misidentification of two of the speakers. The Courier regrets the error.