Hundreds of High School Students Attend Program Fair at OFTC

Nearly 900 local high school students attended a program fair at Oconee Fall Line Technical College where they learned of various educational opportunities after high school and interacted with different programs available at the college, Wednesday, February 15.

Students were given opportunities to meet and talk with instructors, interact with program demonstrations and learn about potential job opportunities available upon completion of one of the college’s 100+ programs.

Attending schools were: Dublin High School, West Laurens High School, Wheeler County High School, the Heart of Georgia College and Career Academy, Bleckley County High School, Telfair County High School, Wilkinson County High School and East Laurens High School.

OFTC’s Business Services Division had an interactive Q&A Game Show display that allowed students to engage by asking program specific questions.

Students enjoyed being pampered by current OFTC Cosmetology students as they demonstrated several skills learned in the cosmetology program.

Air Conditioning Technology instructors Kevin Livingston and Thomas Blount had one of their current MOWR high school students, Jonathan Hunt, present to talk to fellow high school students about the program and the benefits of taking it while still in high school.

Current Medical Assisting students demonstrated the skills and techniques learned when taught how to properly administer a shot to a patient.