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Over 1,100 students participate in “Road Trip” during the 11th Annual 8th Grade Career & College EXPO

Over 1,100 8th grade students from 41 area schools attended the 11th Annual 8th Grade Career & College EXPO. Students browsed career booths and participated in the “Road Trip.” The Road Trip, sponsored by Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP, simulated the game of Life® as students made life-changing financial decisions. Members of the Paradigm Shift team created the “real life world” atmosphere. As students entered the room, they were given a handout with various “life experiences” to complete. Tables were set up around the room with life options—doctor, bank, housing, utilities, cellular network, Internet, the mall, exotic animal shelter,

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