PUXICO, MO (KFVS) - Students at Puxico Junior High learned about a variety of careers Friday.
The school holds a career fair every few years for fifth through eighth graders.
The students heard from 42 professionals in a range of career paths like in the medical field, farming, insurance, cooking, music, an airline representative and those in the media.
Students say it's important to start thinking about career choices even at a young age.
"Kids here in Puxico, they really don't have many opportunities I think from being from a small town, but that doesn't stop many people so I think it gives kids here a really good opportunity to learn about different subjects for careers," said seventh grader Stephanie Brannum who hopes to begin a career in broadcast journalism.
Hearing from the professionals peaked an interest in some students.
"It kinda interested me in music cause my family is in music and kind o