World of Work (WOW) Youth Expo

Our youth are our future!

The World of Work (WOW) Youth Expo is designed to expose, educate, and engage 8th-12th grade students with regional employers, organizations, and post-secondary schools. The event features a keynote speaker, engaging exhibitors highlighting in-demand careers and training programs through the region, and mock interviews for junior and senior students.
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2016 Event

Thank you to the participating schools, exhibitors, and partners for a GREAT event! Close to 2,300 8th-12th grade students and teachers were in attendance from 42 schools representing 15 counties. The event featured Lamarr Womble as our keynote speaker, 78 engaging exhibitors, and 38 completed mock interviews!

2017 Event

The next WOW event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Abilene Civic Center. If you'd like to receive event information please notify us and/or check back on our site.

Registration will open by October 2017.


Contact our staff at (325) 795-4327 or by email.