3-2-1...Careers in Action

Calling all students and teachers! It is your time to shine...prizes are on the line!

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas hosted the 2020 Careers in Action student video contest for schools in our 19-county region! Middle school (6th-8th grade) and high school (9th-12th grade) students, with the sponsorship of a teacher from their school, created videos highlighting an in-demand career! 

Prizes were awarded for the best video within each of the five industry categories and divisions and an overall Grand Prize winner. Entries were broken up by middle school and high school and small school (1A) and large school (2A/3A) classification. Congratulations to our Grand Prize winner, Eula High School - Senior Government First Period Class sponsored by teacher Madison Galle, for their video on banking and finance! 

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas awarded over $25,000 in classroom prizes, including:

  • Rocketbook Bundle
  • Digital Media Package – digital camera, microphone set, ring light, green screen with stand, Apple TV
  • iPad Package –  iPad Pro, iPad pen, Apple TV
  • Creators Package – 3-D printer, filament, Apple TV

Watch the recording below from our live stream Virtual Red Carpet Premiere on December 14th. Thank you to all our participants, judges, sponsors, and media team!

Qualified Careers by Industry

Banking & Finance Industry

  • Accountant & Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Loan Officer

Healthcare Industry

  • Dental Hygienist
  • EMT & Paramedic
  • Nurse (RN or LVN)
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
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Manufacturing Industry

  • General & Operations Manager
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanic
  • Machinist
  • Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver
  • Welder

Public Service Industry

  • Correctional Officer
  • Firefighter
  • Military
  • Police Officer
  • Teacher
Trades Industry
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Manager
  • Electrician
  • HVAC
  • Plumber