All 8th grade students at Norphlet Middle School participated in a field trip to SouthARK Community College’s Secondary Technical Center and visited all seven of the career programs offered to high school juniors and seniors including:
- Automotive Service Technology
- Criminal Justice
- Health Science
- Industrial Technology (Mechatronics)
- Process Technology
SouthArk offers a minimum of five career/technical programs to qualified high school students. Students may receive, not only high school credits for course completion, but college credits, as well. The cost of tuition is free to the student. Books and tuition are provided through SouthArk’s Secondary Technical Center and funded by the local school districts and through the Arkansas Department of Career Education.
Click here to learn more about each of these programs.
Parents – If your child attended the field trip today, please be sure to discuss the different opportunities that are available with your child.