Local high school students attend expo
OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Education and Training held their fifth annual Education and Career expo Nov. 2 at the Mvskoke Dome.
The theme of the expo was #WhatsYourPlan.
A total of 306 people including 280 students from 19 local schools attended the event according to the MCN Johnson O’Malley Program.
Mvskoke Nation Youth Services Director Nancy Mason emceed the event.
“They’ll get an opportunity to meet with some Creek Nation resources as well as colleges and vo-techs, where they might be interested in pursuing their future careers,” Mason said.
Several colleges were present at the expo including Oklahoma State University, Northeastern State University, Tulsa Community College and College of the Muscogee Nation.
Various career fields such as medical, cosmetology, media and military displayed exhibitions including an obstacle course set up by the U.S. Army.