This week students from Nebo School District delved into the worlds of woodworking, welding, carpentry, engineering, architecture, and interior design. The occasion provided a unique opportunity for these budding talents to gain valuable insights from seasoned business owners and professionals.
Broadening Horizons for Future Leaders
The event served as a catalyst for expanding students' horizons, showcasing a myriad of possibilities awaiting them in the professional realm.
Tips for Teens: Navigating the Path to Success
Here are some invaluable tips shared during the session, aimed at guiding our teens toward a prosperous future:
- Learn how to work: Develop a strong work ethic.
- Have integrity: Uphold moral principles in all endeavors.
- Honesty goes a long way: Build trust through transparent communication.
- Be reliable: Consistency breeds reliability.
- Be open to learning: Embrace the opportunity to acquire new knowledge daily.
- Follow through: If you commit to something, deliver on your promise.
- Detach from your phones: Cultivate focused, in-the-moment attention.
- Value time: Be punctual and respect others' time.
- Learn from your mistakes: Every setback is a stepping stone to growth.
- Communication skills: Hone the art of effective expression.
- Listening skills: Truly understanding others is a key to success.
- Acknowledge that you don't know everything: A humble attitude fosters continuous learning.
Breaking Stereotypes: The Age of Opportunity in Trades
Contrary to common misconceptions, the average age of trades employees is currently 50 years old. Whether you hold a master's degree or don't have college experience, there are lucrative opportunities waiting for you. This eye-opening realization emphasizes that success knows no bounds and is accessible to those with diverse educational backgrounds.
Let's continue to empower our students and pave the way for a bright and promising future!
A huge thank you to Katie Johnson, Joe Fondell, Brian Whitaker, Kalissa Maynard, Chad Hall, Scott Dent, and the Utah Home Builders Association.