RUTLAND COUNTY - The upcoming Sophomore Career Summit is about
high school sophomores and career exploration. This event, now
in its second year, will be held Oct. 10 at Castleton State College
from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Approximately 400 sophomores from Rutland High School, Otter
Valley Union High School, West Rutland High School, Mill River
Union High School, and Mount Saint Joseph Academy will be attending
career panel sessions led by professionals who represent different
occupations within a broad career area, to learn about their
particular fields of interest. There are 17 career pathways
offered, with nearly 75 professionals dedicating their time to this
The goal of the Sophomore Career Summit is to inform and excite
these students about career options and provide them with resources
that will help them make sound choices.
In addition to the panel sessions, students will hear Keynote
Speaker, Armando Vilaseca Secretary with the Vermont Agency of
Education. In addition, motivational speaker Colin Ryan will speak
to the students about financial literacy.