FBLA Attends VDOT Career Fair

On October 12 the Holston High School FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) attended the VDOT Career Fair at the Virginia Higher Education Center. FBLA members were able to see the different transportation-related careers available with VDOT:  road and bridge construction, communications, environmental management, equipment operation, and traffic logistics and control.  These behind-the-scenes jobs opened some of the students’ eyes to new possible career options. Nathan M., a student, said; “The fieldtrip to the career fair was fun. I learned about many different things VDOT does and how hard they work to keep our roads in good condition and safe.”  For many of the students, highlights included watching Med-Flight land in the parking lot, climbing up in the helicopter and sitting in some of the large road equipment.  “It was a great experience and it was a blast,” Jacob C.