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Posted on: April 20, 2015

[ARCHIVED] DA AND 430TH DISTRICT JUDGE PARTICIPATE IN JOB SHADOW DAY WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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The District Attorney's Office and the 430th District Court gave a handful of students an inside look at their County Government in Action during the annual Job Shadow Day on Thursday, April 16, 2015. The five student were from Sharyland High School and ranged in grade from sophomores to seniors. They were Juan Sotelo, 12th grade; Samantha Martinez, 11th grade; Paulina Garcia,11th Grade; Lucas Arredondo,11th Grade; and Andres Tamez,10th Grade.

Four of the students were placed with 430th District Judge Israel Ramon Jr and one student was placed with Criminal District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. The students spent the morning with both officials, receiving one on one time where they could ask questions and inquire about the day to day operations of each office. They took a tour of the departments and met with other staff members who explained the purpose of the job, their responsibilities and how their job helps the department function.

Participation in the Job Shadow Day was coordinated with RGV Lead, a partnership between education and business that prepares young people for today's skilled workforce. Job shadowing is an valuable resource to young students, as it gives the opportunity to explore career options and learn about the workforce from the experts in their field.

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