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2011-05-26 / School

Lexington Elementary School’s 5th Grade Career Fair

by Kathleen Boettcher, LES Counselor


A “team” of 5th grade students presented information on the career of an Anthropologist during the LES Career Day held earlier this month. Pictured are Carter, Adriana, Kierra and Andrew. A “team” of 5th grade students presented information on the career of an Anthropologist during the LES Career Day held earlier this month. Pictured are Carter, Adriana, Kierra and Andrew. The Fifth Grade students of Lexington Elementary held their Career Fair on Thursday, May 12, 2011. All Fifth Grade students were divided into small groups. Each group researched a career and presented the career to the First and Second Grade students. The career presentations provided the following information: job description, education and earnings. One member from each group dressed in specific career attire. These are the careers that were presented: Anthropologist, Automotive Painter, Enlisted Member of the Armed Forces, Pediatrician, Sports Instructor, Brew Master, Explosives Specialist, Security System Technician, Stenographer, Animal Trainer, Blacksmith, Heavy Equipment Operator, Potter, Anesthesiologist, Crime Scene Investigator, Park Warden/Ranger and Psychiatrist.


Landon (left) explains to his audience of 1st and 2nd grade students about what a career as an Explosive Specialist is like. His “partner”, Brandon, directs the students’ attention to a poster that helps show what Landon is describing. Landon (left) explains to his audience of 1st and 2nd grade students about what a career as an Explosive Specialist is like. His “partner”, Brandon, directs the students’ attention to a poster that helps show what Landon is describing. Career exploration at Lexington Elementary encompasses all grade levels. PreK students learn about careers through a library of career videos. Kindergarten students participate in the Career Parade. First and Second Grade students attend the 5th Grade Career Fair. Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade students attend Career Presentations provided by Parents and Community Members. Fifth Grade students take a leadership role by presenting at the Career Fair.



Being a Heavy Equipment Operator is one of the sought-after careers young boys dream about. Helping explain the job description, earning potential and education required to be a Heavy Equipment Operator are Trey, Kolton, Tucker and Dylan. Being a Heavy Equipment Operator is one of the sought-after careers young boys dream about. Helping explain the job description, earning potential and education required to be a Heavy Equipment Operator are Trey, Kolton, Tucker and Dylan.

William, dressed for work, explains the earning potential of someone who chooses to be a Stenographer. William, dressed for work, explains the earning potential of someone who chooses to be a Stenographer.

Assisting William was Wyatt, who explains to the 1st and 2nd graders what type of machines are used by a Stenographer. Assisting William was Wyatt, who explains to the 1st and 2nd graders what type of machines are used by a Stenographer.

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