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webmaster | 10/12/13

The fifth and sixth graders at one elementary school looked sharper than ever Friday as they walked around campus in slacks, dress shirts and other professional attire.

Students were encouraged to dress up for the first ever career fair at John Adams Elementary School, an idea introduced by interim principal Carles Beckett.

During the career fair, more than 200 students who are in satisfactory academic standing and good behavior attended a morning assembly and heard from professionals who work in a variety of fields. A video produced by former John Adams pupil Wade Beckett, now the executive producer of ESPN SportsNation, was shown at the end of the assembly.

Co-hosts Marcellus Wiley and Max Kellerman congratulated the school for having their first career fair...


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