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CNP shares career info with La Porte Junior High
La Porte Junior High SchoolJack Hodson, Community Relations program manager, recently visited five Career Connection classes at La Porte Junior High School to talk about the importance of education. Students learned effective communication strategies, the significance of creating a realistic roadmap for high school, and how to develop and maintain skills needed to become successful, productive citizens. “I enjoy working with middle school students,” Hodson said. “They have a reputation of being challenging, but I’ve found that if you recognize that they are often trying to discover where they fit into the world, you can make a connection pretty easily. The program we provide reinforces what they’ve heard their entire lives about the importance of education, responsibility, accountability, teamwork. The fact that the message comes from an outsider seems to give it added credibility.”