Rowland Unified School District

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Business Leaders Teach Students How to Network at Connections to the Future Event Nov. 15


ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – NOVEMBER 1, 2012 – Business and community leaders can help high school students learn how to “network” and practice their presentation skills by attending the “Connections to the Future” luncheon event on November 15, 2012 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Rowland High School. Organized and facilitated by senior students in the Career Certification Program at both Nogales and Rowland High Schools, the event teaches students professional networking and employment skills as they interact with business and community leaders. All participants enjoy a complimentary luncheon. This year’s keynote speaker is Richard Hight, a renowned inspirational speaker and artist who uses vibrant color set on canvas to creatively communicate a positive, life-changing message entitled “The Making of a Masterpiece.” *Business members interested in attending the luncheon and networking with students, please RSVP by calling the Rowland Unified Superintendent’s Office at (626) 854-8303. (Rowland High School is located at 2000 S. Otterbein Avenue in Rowland Heights.)

               The Connections to the Future event highlights the award-winning Career Certification Program of the Rowland Unified School District. The program prepares high school students for college and the workforce with real-world experience in six different industry pathways: Arts & Communications, Business, Family & Consumer Sciences, Health & Medical Services, Public & Human Services, and Technology. Students complete courses and an internship in their field of interest. For more information, visit

The Rowland Unified School District is proud of its National Blue Ribbon Schools and California Distinguished Schools. The District serves 16,000 students at 21 elementary and secondary schools in the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry and West Covina. Permits allow students from other communities to attend our schools. More than 5,000 adults (16+) are also served by Rowland Adult and Community Education. For more information, visit or call (626) 965-2541.

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