Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center is an asset to our
Last week, the Chronicle staff held its annual
staff appreciation brunch at the Career Center. The menu was colorful,
tasty, healthy and attractive. We enjoyed fruit cup, quiche, cinnamon
sticky bun, and beverages. The cost was affordable and the service very
Instructor Annette Benson, a graduate of Johnson
and Wales Culinary School, is developing a professional program that
will prepare students for employment, with opportunities for
A tour of the school opened our eyes to education
for living, where students were enthusiastic, instructors were
passionate about their work--and also very caring. We observed many pats
on the back and words of encouragement in each department.
Most of the instructors have experience in the work
force of their chosen field. They can instruct students in desirable
skills, work place behavior, and attitude.
Career Center students are prepared to enter the
work force or progress to more education. We were told success stories
of the graduates employed in our community.
The Career Center has been a hidden treasure in the
past. Take advantage of their open door invitation and learn more of the
advantages offered for high school students and adults.