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Elementary students get career ideas from fair

The future leaders of Albany got a chance to learn about possible careers Friday. (Source: WALB) The future leaders of Albany got a chance to learn about possible careers Friday. (Source: WALB)
Dr. Sophia Johnson, school counselor. (Source: WALB) Dr. Sophia Johnson, school counselor. (Source: WALB)
DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) -

The future leaders of Albany got a chance to learn about possible careers Friday.

Robert H. Harvey Elementary school had it's first career day. 

Representatives from more than 30 careers were there, including police officers, nurses and artists. 

WALB News Ten reporters were there too. 

Students spent about twenty minutes meeting with the representatives. 

Career Fair Organizer Dr. Sophia Johnson says it gives students a chance to find role models within the community.

"They have so many here in Albany, Georgia and within our community and we want them to know that they are willing and able to come out here and talk to them about their journey and what it took for them to be successful and to make it," said Dr. Sophia Johnson, school counselor.

Johnson says students seemed to have enjoyed themselves. 

She hopes they got an idea of what they want the

She hopes to do it again next year with even more companies.

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