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Academic Advantage College & Career Fair in Mason City
April 6, 2019 - 9:00 am until 11:30 am
North Iowa Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center will host a free Academic Advantage College & Career Fair on Saturday, April 6, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am at the NIACC – Muse Norris Conference Center in Mason City. Middle and high school students interested in exploring a healthcare career or looking to build their resumes will learn how to get a head start in planning for their future careers. Up to $2,000 in scholarships will be awarded. Attendees will also have the chance to win some fun prizes such as AirPods, an Echo Dot, a Pocket Power, and a $50 Target gift card!
The program helps students gain valuable knowledge through interactive activities, and local medical experts will give students a better understanding of what their typical day is like and what education and training they needed to get to where they are today.
Featured speakers include:
Lyell R. Hogg, DDS – Oral Surgeon at North Iowa Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center
Carrie Brown RN, BSN, CEN, PM – Physician’s Assistant at MercyOne Des Moines Air Ambulance
Angie Conrad, DO – Pathologist at Mercy North Iowa
Bethany Grant – Nurse Practitioner at Mercy North Iowa
Karla Wymore – Counselor at Mason City High School
An expo of local colleges will also give students and their parents a chance to learn about academic programs and admissions requirements, and nonprofit organizations will offer volunteer and job shadowing opportunities for students to gain real-world experience.
Student participants can expect to learn how to navigate school successfully and create a path toward a prosperous future career, including:
– The best time to start preparing for college
– The college admissions process
– Steps for making a college application unique
– The rewarding aspects of a medical or dental career
– A typical daily routine of a dental/medical professional
– The steps for completing the education and training required for specific healthcare professions.
All attendees must RSVP: https://www.nioralsurgery.com/
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