2016 Workforce Workshop

2016 Workforce Workshop

The Mustang Youth Services Center partnered with the City of Paducah Parks & Recreation by providing a college & career development workshop for the Student Government at MCHS entitled “Workforce WORTHshop:  Do You Have What It Takes?”  Students participated in this half-day, interactive workshop which provided sessions on resume writing/interviewing skills, filling out job applications, conflict resolution, creating a healthy lifestyle, setting goals and leadership.  Presenters included:  Joni Goodman, KeeFORCE; Stacey Young, Baptist Health Paducah; Robert Tashjian & Adair Baysinger, UK Cooperative Extension; Amie Clark, City of Paducah; Melanie Egner, EXL7 Bootcamp; and Michael Ceglinski, MCHS Principal.  Each student who completed the entire workshop received a “Certificate of Completion” to be used when applying for jobs, scholarships, internships and a professional development training experience of which they can include on their resumes.


WW6Nonprofit agencies were also invited to provide information about their organizations, the services they offer to the community and how students WW4can get involved.  Special thanks to Anne Bidwell (Hope Unlimited Family Care Center), Bjarne Hansen (Oscar Cross Boys & Girls Club) and Monique Zuber (United Way – Paducah).  Thanks to ALL of our business partners and presenters for volunteering their time to help our students!


Student participants include:  Zach Althouse, Ethan Brown, Carter Bullard, Garrett Childress, Barton Christmas, David Dodd, Carli Fredrich, Josh Grogan, Sophie Grogan, Molli Guminski, Hallie Poat,  Caleigh Propes, Trey Pullen, Henrietta Ransdell, Natalie Shadrick, Caroline Smith, Connor Tilford, Jacob Weitlauf, Hannah White and Katelyn Woodard,.


WW5For more information about the Mustangs YSC contact Stacy Thomas at 538-4370 or stacy.thomas@mccracken.kyschools.us






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