FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 10, 2022
Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178
Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135
LEONARDTOWN, MD – For health and safety reasons, this event has been changed to a virtual platform and not in-person at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career & Technology Center (Forrest Center). The Forrest Center will facilitate its twenty-second annual Forrest Center **Virtual** Tech Expo on Thursday, January 20, 2022. The following sessions will be available for students to virtually visit their favorite programs.
Introductory Video/Explore Tech Expo Website: 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Session 1: 5:30-5:50 p.m.
Session 2: 6:00-6:20 p.m.
Session 3: 6:30-6:50 p.m.
Q&A with Teachers: 7:00-7:20 p.m.
Q&A with Counselors/Administrators: 7:30-8:00 p.m.
The purpose of the Forrest Center Tech Expo is to familiarize students and parents with Career and Technology Education (CTE) career options offered by the St. Mary’s County Public Schools. This is an opportunity to meet the staff at the Forrest Center and to learn about the 22 completer programs (including the MFRI Fire and Rescue/EMS program) as well as our four elective classes. High school counselors will be available to answer questions about career clusters and to assist students in planning their academic pathway.