TAMMY L. YOUNG_Ouachita River School District
On February 16th, Ouachita River School District, comprised of Acorn High School and Oden High School students, participated in the Non-Traditional Career Day “Girl Power” Event hosted by DeQueen/Mena Education Service Cooperative and the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain on the UARM main campus in Mena.
Non-Traditional careers highlighted in the event included: welding, machine tool, truck driving (CDL), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students participated in each of the non-traditional careers through a rotation. The event also included
door prizes, tshirts, and lunch.
Students and staff participating in the event included:
Oden High School: Caroline Lloyd, Isabella Rivera-Kline; Acorn High School: Tara Hart, Kolbi McCourtney, Harlei McCourtney, Ericka Holliday, Megan Armijo, Acorn High School Counselor Tammy Young, Reba Willeford, Kailee Branson.
Thank you to Stacey Southerland, DMESC CTE Coordinator and UA Rich Mountain Staff for a wonderful experience and opportunity for our students!