On Friday, February 28th the elementary students at Dadeville School were able to
participate in the Vocational Opportunities Inspiring Children in Elementary (VOICE)
Experience. This activity is designed to increase vocational aspirations among elementary
This project was produced with input from several educators and community volunteers.
This fabulous program was offered to our students through the Dade County OACAC
office. It is the expectation that by exposing elementary children to professional
vocations within their community, students will expand their knowledge base in their
own personal aspirations.
Students in grades 2-5 were able to experience career information from Ozark
Electric where they learned about electricity production and becoming a lineman and
saw the uniform that linemen wear. S & H Farm Supply supplied information about
careers in selling and repairing farm implements. From Arvest Bank, students learned
about careers in the banking field. Information about careers in nursing was provided to
students. Learning about fingerprints and the exciting world of forensic science was a
popular booth for our students. Students also learned about woodworking as a career
and a hobby as they viewed different types of wood, saw blades, and unique gifts that
can be made.
Dadeville students and staff would like to thank Candy Hudson and her staff at
OACAC and all those who presented such interesting information to our elementary