Catawba County students see career potential with internship program

By John Bailey, Hickory Daily Record

CVFA Cindy Fisher | John Bailey Photo

Career and Technical Education (CTE) is all about showing students the career opportunities within their own communities.

Catawba County Schools CTE Director Mark Story said his district decided to host a Careers Summer Internship to allow incoming freshmen and sophomores the opportunity see a variety of different industries and give them a chance to think about the classes they’ll need to take for specific fields.

The students visited local companies and training sites including the simulated hospital at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC), Frye Regional Medical Center, the North Carolina Center for Engineering Technologies, Sherrill Furniture, Bassett Furniture and the CVCC Furniture Academy.

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