Jenelle Bayor- Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustang seniors were called down Thursday morning to the school auditorium to watch guest speaker Brooks Harper’s presentation regarding careers, college, and the future.
The seniors were given copies of Harper’s book, Why Should We Hire You?, as well as a program guide flier for Manatee Technical College. During the meeting, Harper spoke about making money, how to be successful, and many other topics. He also gave examples of valuable interview skills that Mustangs can use to impress future employers.
Senior Emily Brandt said, “He gave us good life skills and taught us that the most important thing in life is making money and being happy with what you’re doing.”
Many senior Mustangs found Harper’s words beneficial and educational.
“I thought the meeting was very educational and helped the seniors think a little bit more about our futures,” said senior Kaylee Eckelman.
Within his speech, Harper gave many pieces of advice to Mustangs that can help them be successful.
“Turning your passion into your paycheck will take thought and time to accomplish,” stated Harper in his book. “With the right combination of information, planning, commitment and action, you can do what you love and get paid to do it.”