Over 25 Goshen High School GEAR UP Alabama 10th grade students received a day of real-world hands on job experience by participating in National Job Shadow Day on Friday, February 2, 2018.

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Pictured here: Students shadowed at Campion Sports Medicine at
Troy University and learned the importance of physical therapy. 
One of the physical therapists pictured, Lesley Parrish, PT, DPT, is the 
Clinic Director and Marketing Manager, and is also one of the PT's 
assisting Elizabeth Sigers post-knee replacement. 

Students shadowed professionals in settings including: Pike County Sheriff Department, Premier Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Troy, Pike County Elementary, Goshen Elementary and High School, Sodexho/Troy University, Woodling Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Flower Small Engine Repair, LLC, HSAA, Troy University Computer Programming, Family Practice Associates (nursing), Green Acres Farm, OCAP in Pike County and OCAP Elba Head Start, Jones Animal Clinic, and Champion Sports Medicine at Troy University.

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Pictured here: Abbigail Campbell (in purple) spent Job Shadow Day
learning about the food service industry from her mother at Sodexho/ Troy University.

The students reported that the day was challenging, rewarding, and memorable.

Submitted by:
Elizabeth Sigers 
Site Facilitator at Goshen High School
Pike County
Region 1