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Take the Leap: Career Readiness Day

Four teens working on a small activity.

The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council (TLC) held its third annual Take the Leap: Career Readiness Day this month at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.

Thirty teens from all over Ohio participated in breakout sessions with guest presenters who covered subjects that ranged from goal setting to written communication. They completed a leadership assessment, learned about teen A woman presenting to teens.opportunities, and prepped for that important job interview by having a professional headshot taken.

Adrianna Meyer and Avalon Havan, TLC members who co-chaired the day, said the program was a great success and Two female teens presenting a slideshow.thanked the Ohio 4-H Foundation for its support. The foundation’s generosity and sponsorship of Take the Leap meant participants were able to attend at no cost and receive all their program materials. The day gave them a great start to thinking about their careers and their futures!A group of 9 teens.