2010 Journey into Jobs

Journey Into Jobs Contest

(formerly called Personal Development Contest)
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010
Sugarland Elementary School-Cafeteria
New Iberia, La.

Journey Into Jobs will be held Dec. 9, 2010 at Sugarland Elementary in New Iberia, La. This is an annual event in which 4-H'ers interview people representing various jobs/careers, as well as being interviewed by judges.

Areas will be set up with individuals representing various jobs/careers. The 4-H members/contestants will visit with these people to answer a questionnaire they will receive at registration. The questionnaire needs to be completed and returned to contest officials.


6:00-6:20 p.m. Registration (no pre-registration required.)

6:20 p.m. Announcements

6:30 p.m. Judging begins

Grade 4-6 contestants will be interviewed and asked questions. Grade 7-12 contestants will be interviewed and asked questions related to a present or future career or job. Contestants will fill out a job application, which will be used to break ties. All contestants are expected to dress nicely and neatly to best present themselves to the judges. Categories are listed below:

  • Grade 4 Boys
  • Grade 4 Girls
  • Grade 5 Boys
  • Grade 5 Girls
  • Grade 6 Boys
  • Grade 6 Girls
  • Grade 7-8 Girls and Boys (will compete against each other.)
  • Grade 9-12 Girls and Boys (will compete against each other.)

If you have a disability which requires special assistance to participate in any meeting announced in this newsletter, please contact the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, LSU Agricultural Center at (337) 369-4440 at least two (2) days prior to the event.

11/3/2009 4:45:04 AM
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