Educators. Students. Parents.

The Event…

In partnership with West Alabama Works, Shelton State Community College will host WOW 2.0. During this event, industry will connect with West Alabama students. On Wednesday, February 7, postsecondary students will discover area career opportunities, interact with employers, and participate in interviews for jobs, internships, and apprenticeships. The following day, area high school juniors will meet with industry representatives, learn more about dual enrollment, apprenticeships, and careers, and visit with four-year colleges and postsecondary-level technical programs. More information will be forthcoming from West Alabama Works about this event.

Additional Resources

Information for you…

WOW 2.0 has two components, WOW 2.0 and WOW 2.0 – Junior Day. WOW 2.0 is for high school seniors and post-secondary students. WOW 2.0 will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. WOW 2.0 –Junior Day is for high school juniors only. WOW 2.0 – Junior Day will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018. A detailed schedule of events is listed below along with a timeline leading up to the event.

WOW 2.0 

High school seniors and post-secondary students will participate in scheduled interviews with business and industry.  Students who do not have scheduled interviews are encouraged to attend the event.  WOW 2.0 will be like WOW Varsity where it is an open event that can be attended. Much like WOW Varsity, it is the decision of each school to transport seniors.  All students are responsible for travel arrangements to the Martin Campus.

DATE: Wednesday, February 7, 2018
TIME: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Shelton State Community College Martin Campus
WHO: Senior high school and postsecondary students from Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa counties.

WOW 2.0 – Junior Day

Juniors from the 9 county Region will have the opportunity to meet with post-secondary schools and industries. This event is an excellent opportunity for students to explore the high growth, high demand jobs available in West Alabama and will be able to speak with post-secondary schools, as well as meet with industry-professionals in a job fair setting.

DATE: Thursday, February 8, 2018
TIME: Schools will be assigned times.
WHERE: Shelton State Community College Martin Campus
WHO: Eleventh grade students from Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Marengo, Pickens, Sumter, and Tuscaloosa counties.