Fifteen Mathews High School students traveled to Longwood University on Thursday, Oct. 27, for that college’s second annual Education Immersion Day.
The group of sophomores, juniors and seniors participated in the event based to their interest in pursuing a career in teaching. The students attended lessons instructed by university teaching staff, attended a student panel and were given a tour of the campus.
“We were thrilled with the overall turnout and with the participation of the Teachers for Tomorrow and Early Childhood groups from Mathews County,” said Dr. David Locascio, Associate Dean of the College of Education Health and Human Services at Longwood.
“Listening to the presentations convinced me that teaching was something I truly want to do. I had always had an inkling but now, I’m sure,” said MHS sophomore Katelynn Mullins.
“Longwood is making great strides in helping Virginia’s public schools address the teacher shortage by providing high school students an excell...
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