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Business Leaders Teach Students How to Network at "Connections to the Future" Nov. 6


Invitation to Local Leaders – RSVP By October 30

ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CA – OCTOBER 13, 2014 – Business and community leaders can help high school students learn how to “network” and practice their presentations skills by attending the “Connections to the Future” luncheon event on Thursday, November 6, 2014 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 leaders. Community participants enjoy a complimentary luncheon.

This year’s keynote speaker is Henry DiCarlo (pictured), Meteorologist for the KTLA-TV Morning News.  The theme of the event will be “It’s All About Communication.” *Business leaders interested in attending the luncheon and networking with high school students, please RSVP by October 30, 2014 by calling the Rowland Unified Superintendent’s Office at (626) 854-8303.* (Rowland High School is located at 2000 S. Otterbein Avenue, 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 to serve 15,000 students in the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry and West Covina at our award-winning schools. More than 5,000 adults (16+) are also served by the Rowland Adult and Community Education School. For more information about Rowland Unified, the community can download the free Mobile App for iOS and Android phones/devices that has news, school calendars, a safety Tip Line, high school sports news for Nogales and Rowland High Schools, and helpful parent and District resources. Visit or call (626) 965-2541.

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