Workshop teaches importance of career options, future

Workshop teaches importance of career options, future
Gov. Asa Hutchinson participates in a skills competition Thursday during the Be Pro Be Proud workshop in Little Rock. (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office Facebook page)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) -A program Thursday in the state capital provided an opportunity for students and individuals to learn more about the importance of their future and what it has to offer.

According to a Facebook post from Gov. Asa Hutchinson, the “Be Pro Be Proud Mobile Workshop” provided information and skills challenges to people visiting the Arkansas Statehouse Convention Center.

The Be Pro Be Proud Mobile Workshop 2.0 features an interactive trailer with information and skills challenges as it...

Posted by Governor Asa Hutchinson on Thursday, September 5, 2019

The Governor’s office, as well as state chamber officials, Sen. John Boozman, state agencies, businesses and the Delta Regional Authority sponsored the event.

Officials said in a media release that at least 60,000 students have seen the program in recent years, with the program helping to teach skills in professional trades.

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