The annual Unite to Read event found Grayson County third graders exploring careers through the book selection “Jobs People Do”. The program is sponsored by DECA and this year, as part of their current international literacy initiative, the Leitchfield Lions Club partnered with the group by donating the books to all students.
Many other high school and community organizations were on hand for the day with booths, demonstrations and activities to spark future dreams. Several “non-traditional” roles were represented as well, especially in skilled trades such as carpentry, welding and culinary arts. Healthcare, automotive and art were options to be explored as students also visited with police officers, firemen and even tried on a John Deere for size.