More than 130 students enrolled in the A.J. Moore Academies at University High School got a preview of the world of work this week. The students were part of a job shadowing experience that has long been a staple at the academies. Whether their focus of study is automotive technology, law and criminal justice, engineering, business and finance, hospitality and tourism, or information technology, the students took advantage of welcoming Waco businesses that were eager show the students what awaits them in their respective occupations of choice.
A special thanks is extended to the businesses that offered job shadowing including Allen Samuels Dodge, Alliance Bank, Atmos Energy, Baylor Law School, Bird Kultgen Ford, Brazos Higher Education, Brazos River Authority, Capstone Mechanical, Caterpillar, Centex African-American Chamber of Commerce, Central National Bank, City of Waco Convention Center, City of Waco Finance, Diversified Product, Educator's Credit Union, Freddie Kish Car Care Center, Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, Heart of Texas Workforce Commission, County Commissioner Lester Gibson, La Cara Newspaper, McLennan Community College, McLennan County Juvenile Probation, MHC Kenworth, NeighborWorks, Residence Inn, Savor, Springhill Suites, TSTC Information Technology, TSTC Marketing, TSTC Procurement, T-Squared, Waco Habitat for Humanity, Waco ISD Child Nutrition, Waco ISD Police, Waco Transit and Waco Volvo.