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High School Senior Hiring Fair

2680 West County Road 476
Bushnell, Florida  33513

Press Release

From:  Colleen Strickland, Curriculum Supervisor

Date:  April 30, 2021

Subject:  High School Senior Hiring Fair


Sumter District School’s Career and Technical Education department is hosting the Sumter Senior Hiring Fair May 19, 2021 from 9:30am-12:30pm at the Sumter Prep Academy (200 Cleveland Ave, Wildwood). This event will connect graduating seniors with local employers for on-site interviews and immediate hiring. Students will attend the event in one-hour time slots to accommodate social distancing protocols. 

Seniors from Sumter’s High Schools are graduating with a variety of Industry Certifications making them preferred candidates for potential employers.   Certifications held by our 2021 graduates include: Adobe, Childhood Development Associate, Certified Nursing Assistant, 911 Public Safety Telecommunication, Agritechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Animal Science, Agriculture Associate, Landscape Technician, Medical Administrative Assistant, Professional Food Manager, CIW Internet Business Associate, and Patient Care Technician. We are proud of our students’ accomplishments as they leave high school and enter the work force.   “This is an annual event for us as we try to encourage and assist our new graduates to the world outside of high school.  We’d like our graduates to be employed, enrolled or enlisted as they seek direction for their future lives,” said Sumter School Superintendent Rick Shirley. He further commented on how supportive local businesses have been to this initiative and thanked them for their assistance.  


If you are currently searching for entry-level workers, and are interested in providing job opportunities, please contact Casey Ferguson at (352) 793-5719 ext. 54210 or This event will target only those businesses looking to consider hiring applicants on the spot.