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Students learn about different careers at event

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Exhibitors shared their careers on Tuesday with more than four thousand 10th graders from Lafayette, Iberia, St. Martin, and Vermilion parishes during the 2014 Career Connections.

The event, in its 15th year allows students to discover a multitude of careers that are available to them.

Past years have boasted more than 90 career booths for students to explore.

In past years, students have asked for more companies in the following careers: dentists, plumbers, physicians, veterinarians, sociologists, psychologists, and automotive technicians.

The reality store, a popular attraction, teaches students about life expenses such as housing, transportation, leisure, and family life. students make decisions on what kinds of homes, cars, and family sizes they want, and Students then learn how much they need to make to afford the lifestyle they chose.

Surveys from past years have found that students have a better understanding of their likely career paths, and students who participated in the event were more likely to graduate from high school.

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