2017 Tour of Opportunity – Success!!

The Posey County Economic Development Partnership organized a Tour of Opportunity for Mt. Vernon High School and North Posey High School Sophomores on Tuesday, September 12th. The event provides an opportunity for Posey County’s leading employers to showcase career opportunities.

The students were surveyed to determine which category best fit their interest, Entrepreneurship, Health Services, Manufacturing/Engineering or Public Service

During the event, participating companies opened their doors to the 260 sophomores and hosted short presentations/tours of their facilities. AC Thomas House, AstraZeneca, ATI, Events of Harmony, Hawg N Sauce, Mt. Vernon Fire Department, Nix Companies, SABIC, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Pearison’s, Inc., Posey County Coroner’s Office, Posey County EMS, Posey County Jail, University of Southern Indiana and Valero.

The Tour of Opportunity is an exciting event to be a part of. The goal is for students to understand their opportunities for success with the variety of jobs Posey County offers. The willingness of the school systems and business community to partner together is wonderful!

Special thank you to all of the sponsors – SABIC, St. Vincent, Tri State Community Clinics, Vectren & Valero Renewables!

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