The MTHS Gear UP students attended the first Career Academy at the Civic Center in Charleston, WV on April 13, 2017. The event included a Career Expo, Science Spectacular, World of Robotics, and STEM behind Hollywood Series. The Career Academy is a collaborative effort aimed at preparing students for postsecondary education through early career awareness. The United State Senator, Joe Manchin, spoke to the students about the importance of pursuing education or training after high school.
Philip Dickerson and Kristen Adkins won $50 gift card for competing in contest at the career academy.