Longview elementary students ponder future at Career Day
Longview — Sebastian Dominguez, a fifth-grader at South Ward Elementary, on Wednesday was able to meet a person from the profession he hopes to pursue.
“I really want to become a police officer so I can help my community and family by stopping crime,” Dominguez said during “Career Day” at the Longview school.
Pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade students participated in the day’s events that saw Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt, the Longview Police Department and K-9 unit, Longview Fire Department, Longview Animal Control and city of Longview Water Department employees teaching students about what their jobs entail.
Students were able to activate the siren and speaker in the police vehicles as well as meet Vestos, the German Shepherd K-9 officer.
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