L.E.A.P Youth Expo connects 8th graders with local businesses & professionals

Texarkana College Welding Instructor Michael Smith instructing a student on a virtual welding machine

The L.E.A.P. Youth Expo held Tuesday at the Texarkana Convention Center connects 8th grade students with local businesses and professionals.

Various exhibitors from Texarkana, Texas Police Department to Texarkana College Welding provided students with a glimpse into various professions and explained and demonstrated various career options.

Students from across the Texarkana area left better prepared to make informed career and education decisions.