Second Annual O'Brien County Career Day

The second annual O'Brien County Career Day will be held April 20, 2018. This career day for sophomores has been made possible through a partnership between
•    O'Brien County Economic Development Corporation,
•    Sheldon Chamber & Development Corporation,
•    Northwest Iowa Community College, and
•    Iowa State University Extension & Outreach
as well as the following school districts:
•    Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community Schools,
•    Sheldon Community Schools,
•    South O'Brien Community Schools, and
•    Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District.
 Healthcare and Construction sectors were added in order to accommodate additional students. The following business partners will make it possible for our students to see a wide variety of careers available in O'Brien County:
•    DK Plastics, Archer
•    JTV Manufacturing, Sutherland
•    Maintainer, Sheldon
•    Mill Creek Machining, Paullina
•    Rosenboom Machine & Tool, Sheldon
•    White Wolf Web, Sheldon
•    Ziegler CAT, Sheldon
•    Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital
•    Prairie View Campus
•    Sanford Sheldon Hospital
•    Village Northwest
•    NCC (to tour construction of house)
Steven Brockshus will be the featured speaker. Steven is a 2011 Sibley-Ocheyedan graduate who served as a State FFA Officer, Iowa FFA State President and in 2013 was elected as the National FFA Vice President. Mr. Brockshus is a 2017 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in agricultural education and entrepreneurship. Steven is an entrepreneur himself, who started Terva, an ag tech business that is building ‘Zillow’ for farmland.
Media representatives are invited to attend. Please contact our office for more details concerning the tour times and lunch schedule.

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