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Senior Summit

Check out our latest Video from our Inaugural Senior Summit presented by Chick-fil-A held this past October. We held 3 workshops on career development, writing thank you letters to Military Service Men & Women overseas for Thanksgiving, and a Must Ministries community service activity. Enjoy and click the VIDEO link: Senior Summit Video

Check Out Our Story on COBBCAST

Click on the link below from Cobb County’s blog and Facebook! Please feel free to “like” and “share” and spread the word. http://cobbcast.cobbk12.org/?p=13785

Chick-fil-A Leader Academy™ is a national high school leadership program focused on impact through action. The world needs more leaders who impact their local communities, and we believe high school students are the answer! McEachern High School Chick-fil-A Leader Academy is a program that develops young leaders through monthly leader labs and community impact projects

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Kids Business Expo and McEachern High School Chick-fil-A Leader Academy have partnered with our school to provide an opportunity for local businesses and 10-12 grade students to join together to educate, inspire, and connect for the future success of all.

McEachern High 2017 Career Development Program Workshops and Career Fair (BUSINESSES – Career Fair Sign Up for March 9th)

McEachern High School Chick-fil-A Leader Academy has partnered with our school to provide an opportunity for local businesses and 10-12 grade students to join together to educate, inspire, and connect for the future success of all. We will have three Career Development Workshops and conclude with a Career Fair. * Businesses – You may reserve a table in our Career Fair by completing our online BUSINESSES – Career Fair sign up form for March 9, 2017 Everyone can see what the Career Fair is like by watching the video from last year’s Career Fair. Click here to Watch the Video. Dates and Times:

  • February 2nd from 4:00-5:30 in the Media Center: Resume Building Workshop
  • February 9 from 4:00-5:30 in the Media Center: Interview Training Workshop
  • February 16 from 4:15-5:45 in the Media Center: Business Networking Workshop

CAREER FAIR on March 9th: 4:00-4:45 in the Media Center: Student Registration with guest speakers 5:00-6:30 in the Cafeteria: Businesses and students engage to inspire, educate, and connect for the future success for all. Download the Career Development Flyer for more information!

Check Out Our Story on COBBCAST

Click on the link below from Cobb County’s blog and Facebook! Please feel free to “like” and “share” and spread the word.

Chick-fil-A Leader Academy Hosts Career Development Opportunities for McEachern High School Students

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Community Impact Projects

Our Robotics Team participated in a community service project. You can read the article about the event: MHS Robotics Community Service.

Career Fair and Workshops

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Career Fair

Read the article A Career Fair with a Purpose.

Testimonials

  • Dirk Ebener

    CEO Global CIF/Kids Business Expo

    “The career program was an excellent opportunity for students to learn about critical career steps from business leaders and experts. The participation of the students was excellent. To see firsthand how many students were very interested and involved in learning about how to write a resume, effectively interview, and learn about the importance of networking, has been a very important experience. I look forward to the upcoming career fair and see the student actively using their skills. I look forward to the event in 2017.”

  • Lisa Cupid

    Cobb County Commissioner - District 4

    “I was impressed by the level of organization of the career fair, and broad participation of community businesses and stakeholders. Even more impressive, was the level enthusiasm and ambition of the students. For them, the sky is the limit.”

  • Brian Fisher

    Subcontract Program Manager, Aeronautics Lockheed Martin Corporation

    "My team enjoyed the opportunity to talk to your students.  Your students are excited about their future and how they can find their place in this challenging world. Thanks again for the invite – I look forward to supporting again in the future."

  • Paula D. Jackson

    Executive Director Human Resources – AT&T

    "It was an absolute pleasure to be able to facilitate the interviewing skills workshop at McEachern.  As parents, it's important for us to be actively involved in our kids' school and this was a good way for me to be able to "give back" to the school and our community. During the interviewing skills workshop, I was truly impressed by how the students were actively engaged.  They listened, asked great questions and were very respectful.  During the mock interviews they were able to improve their interviewing skills by practicing what they learned by responding to potential interview questions.  They all did a great job!"

  • Charlie Sewell

    former Chief of Police – Powder Springs, GA

    “The program you are creating for the students is one of the best career Developing programs I have ever seen.   Great job!!!!!!!”

  • Victoria Coppola

    Wellstar Kennestone

    “The career fair was very organized. I was pleasantly surprised by the students' professionalism and ability to communicate at a high level.”

  • Brad Wheeler

    Cobb County School District

    “Wonderful....Great event!”

  • Brent Rittersdorf

    High Caliber Reality

    “Great group of future leaders learning and expanding their knowledge of the different career options available! Always enjoy sharing knowledge with those who seek it.”

  • Kendra Mullick

    Northside Hospital

    “The Career Fair was excellent, from planning to execution all seemed to go very well! Working at Northside most of the students I interview and talk with are at the University level, these students were able to talk at or above that level. I was very impressed! They made a great overall first impression.”

  • Chief, Milton Beck

    Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

    “On behalf of the men and women in the Cobb County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Warren and I would like to thank Josh and the Administrative Staff at McEachern HS for such a successful career day! The turnout was tremendous and what a way for our FUTURE leaders at McEachern to get a snap shot of career opportunities for them that is just around the corner. Call on us anytime...Go Indians!”

  • Annetta Hughes

    Social Concepts & Development Services

    “I had a wonderful experience explaining about the field of Social Work and Counseling. I took pleasure in engaging the students to help them identify how they are good listeners to their own friends and family and how they can apply it to a paid profession. They were elated to know the educational commitment and the salary brackets for each level. The feedback was awesome!”

  • Jessica Jones

    Wellstar

    “This was a wonderful event to be a part of. It was truly rewarding to engage with such professional and driven young people. It was also enjoyable to be able to network with other businesses in the community. We look forward to future opportunities to partner and we were blown away by the entire experience.”

  • Douglas Molette

    Powder Springs Beauty School

    “We were very impress how things were setup. Everything look very organize and professional. The student had great question and really good resume prepared. We had a great time. Thanks and hope to do it again.”

  • John A. Delves

    Mayes Ward Funeral Home

    “As I experienced at the interview training the students were receptive and eager to be involved. It is always good to associate with the 95% that don't get into the papers for all the wrong reasons. Once again the students were well behaved and hungry for knowledge.
    Very glad to represent Mayes Ward in such a worthy cause. Thank you and the faculty for doing this.”

  • Jeff Hogan

    Fire Service

    “The Career Fair was an exceptional opportunity for future leaders (students) to experience potential occupational opportunities from all types of industry, trade, and professional development. The staff at McEachern did an outstanding job in recruiting vendors to attend. By doing so, it allowed the students to look at different options as they prepare for college which will hopefully narrow down for them a particular field to engage in. A job well done.”

  • Anastasia Ford

    The Shepherd Center Rehabilitative Hospital

    “I found the students to be eager to learn and practice their business/professional skills. Their passion is contagious.”

  • Jamie Singleteary

    Ridgeview Institute

    “It was great to see so many students excited about their professional futures. I think it's important that we as a community be present and accessible to the needs of our future leaders. I hope that our presence was able to provide insight and understanding in various career opportunities in the mental health field.”

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Business Networking

You may view the information shared at this workshop by clicking on the documents below: McEachern Networking Documents

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Interview Training

You may view the information shared at this workshop by clicking on the documents below: 2016 Interviewing Skills Workshop FinalTop 10 Interview Questions

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Resume Building

You may view the information shared at this workshop by clicking on the documents below: Building an Effective Resume

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Leader Academy Labs

Leader Academy Labs