The day kicked off with a presentation by  Takeata King Pang, a Public Affairs and Communications Consultant. She shared tips on resume building, creating effective and poignant messaging, and public speaking.

CBS 12 Anchor Suzanne Boyd talked with students about the importance of building a strong personal brand. She reminded students that “social media is a marathon, not a sprint.” She emphasized consistency, engagement, and content that makes audiences care.  

Evelyn Flores, a financial advisor at Edward Jones, rounded out the workshop with some sound advice on money management. During her interactive discussion, she taught students how to structure their budget plans, spend wisely, and plan for unforeseen challenges that lie ahead.