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2018 O’Brien County Career Day

April 20, 2018

This career day for sophomores has been made possible through a partnership between

  • O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation,
  • Sheldon Chamber & Development Corporation,
  • Northwest Iowa Community College, and
  • Iowa State University Extension & Outreach

as well as the following school districts:

  • Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community Schools,
  • Sheldon Community Schools,
  • South O’Brien Community Schools, and
  • Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District.

Healthcare and Construction sectors were added in order to accommodate additional students. The following business partners will make it possible for our students to see a wide variety of careers available in O’Brien County:

  • DK Plastics, Archer
  • JTV Manufacturing, Sutherland
  • Maintainer, Sheldon
  • Mill Creek Machining, Paullina
  • Rosenboom Machine & Tool, Sheldon
  • White Wolf Web, Sheldon
  • Ziegler CAT, Sheldon
  • Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital
  • Prairie View Campus
  • Sanford Sheldon Hospital
  • Village Northwest
  • NCC (to tour construction of house)

Business tours will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with a break for lunch at the NCC LLRC from 11:45 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

Steven Brockshus will be the featured speaker at 12:40 p.m. Steven is a 2011 Sibley-Ocheyedan graduate who served as a State FFA Officer, Iowa FFA State President and in 2013 was elected as the National FFA Vice President. Mr. Brockshus is a 2017 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in agricultural education and entrepreneurship. Steven is an entrepreneur himself, who started Terva, an ag tech business that is building ‘Zillow’ for farmland.

 

 

 

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Date:
April 20, 2018