Knox County Schools will host The 865 Academies College & Career Expo at the World’s Fair Exhibition Hall on March 7 and 8 for participating 8th- and 11th-grade students.
Eighth-grade students will attend the Expo on March 7, and 11th-grade students will participate on March 8. Vendors will include businesses, non-profits, military institutions and colleges and trade schools.
The College & Career Expo is designed to help students learn more about enrolling in college or trade school, enlisting in service to their country, or finding employment in high-wage, in-demand careers.
This event is an important component of The 865 Academies initiative, providing 8th- and 11th-grade students with meaningful experiences that expose them to various pathways once they graduate high school.
College & Career Expo – Tuesday, March 7, and Wednesday, March 8 beginning at 9 a.m in the World’s Fair Exhibition Hall, located at 935 World’s Fair Park Drive
Title sponsors of this event are Pellissippi State Community College and Tennova Healthcare. The gold-level sponsor is Trane.
Additional sponsors include: Kelsan, UT Medical Center, Messer Construction Co., MIRATECH, Lincoln Memorial University, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville Utilities Board, American Job Center/UT Center for Industrial Services, Roane State Community College, UT College of Communication and Information, Southeastern Construction Concepts Corporation, UT College of Social Work, Emory & Henry College, Johnson University, Stowers Machinery, Regions Bank, TN Army National Guard, Tennessee Technological University, Pipe Wrench LLC, eDynamic Learning-Knowledge Matters, UT Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Junior Achievement of East Tennessee.