Students at Nazareth College and Career Prep were recently introduced to The Challenge Program, Inc. during a kick-off assembly at their school. The assembly theme was an Olympic trial that demonstrated the interview screening process to help students Qualify for Success.
During the assembly, students in the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes were introduced to local career opportunities. Throughout the year, they will be eligible to compete for financial awards in five areas linked with academic and workplace success: Attendance, Academic Improvement, Academic Excellence, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and Community Service. Fragasso Financial Advisors is this school’s business partner for 2016/2017.
The Challenge Program, Inc.’s mission is to build sustainable Business/Education partnerships while introducing students to careers in their communities. This partnership contributes to workforce and economic development by motivating students to develop the solid work habits required to succeed in school and in their future careers.