Rapides Parish School Board sets students up for success with ‘Elevate Your Future’ Job Fair

The Rapides Parish School Board’s vision states that schools in the district are relentlessly committed to providing a supportive and innovative educational system that ENGAGES the community, EMPOWERS individuals, and ELEVATES people to their maximum potential.
The “Elevate Your Future” job fair is a shining example that captures the heart and soul of the Rapides Parish school system. With more than 1,000 seniors and juniors, students left knowing that there’s an opportunity to succeed in Central Louisiana, both in the workforce and in higher education.
Thank you to LaRunda Hobbs Pierce, CTE Supervisor, and Matthew Byrnes, Secondary Education Director, for putting together a life-changing event. To all of the district’s industry partners, stakeholders, higher education centers, and many other businesses, the Rapides Parish School Board appreciates the investments made in the students. Opportunities to succeed like this one can show the world that Rapides Parish truly is better together.