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How Gwinnett County Public Schools is building the whole child

Gwinnett County Public Schools' Community-Based Mentoring Program host it's 8th annual Career Summit.

LILBURN, Ga. — High School and middle school students came dressed for success at the 8th annual Career Summit hosted by the Community-Based Mentoring Program.

The Program is a part of Gwinnett County Public Schools where students are paired up with mentors to further help the students with their goals.

Saturday was an opportunity for students to be exposed to careers they may have never heard of before. 

Students had hands on workshops like Engineering and Mechantronics and Investments. 

This was not only a day for students, this was a day for parents and mentors as well.

"We don't want to just pour into the students, and the students go home and their parents don't understand what we are teaching from the workshops," Aleana Curney, Student Mentor Career Advisor, said. 

Parents and mentors also participated in workshops on how to better communicate with their child in order to guide the child into the right career.

Colleges as well as many companies came out to show students and parents what they had to offer.  

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