SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

Los Angeles World Airports

September 16, 2009 11:12 ET

Media Advisory: Career Path Seminar for High School Students Held at Palmdale Airfield

PALMDALE, CA--(Marketwire - September 16, 2009) -


What:

Salute to Youth: the Career Connection is an Antelope Valley/High Desert event to help high school juniors and seniors explore career options.

Hands-on exhibits and displays provide information about entry, technical, and professional level career opportunities, career-technical schools, colleges, and the military.

When:

Friday, September 18

Time of event: 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:

Site 9, Ave P and 30th Street East, Palmdale

Who:

Approximately 2,500 local students.

Local businesses, industry, government and community volunteers provide career exhibits and/or demonstrations in the following career pathways: aerospace/aviation, arts/media/communications, agriculture, environment and natural resources, business, consumer family science (hospitality/tourism/education), health care, industrial technology, information technology, and law/government/public services.

Visuals:

High school students seeking career information. Military aircraft, sheriff, police, and fire department rescue demonstrations.

Military aircraft on display including the F-22, F-18, F16, Global Hawk, an assortment of rescue helicopters and others.

Sponsors:

Boeing, City of Lancaster, City of Palmdale, Edwards Air Force Base, Lockheed, Los Angeles World Airports, Northrop, United States Air Force Plant 42 and many others.

Contact: Harold Johnson (818) 634-2919

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Harold Johnson
    (818) 634-2919