Somerset Primary pupils all abuzz at Careers Fair
On Thursday last week Somerset Primary was a buzz of excitement.
Mrs. Shannalee Aberdeen the School Counselor coordinated a Career Fair for the children.
A variety of community workers spoke to the children, ages five through 11 about their career roles and how they apply certain work ethics in their career. The community workers also explained how basic skills such as mathematics, reading, writing, listening and speaking were used in their careers.
Young Observer attended the Career Fair. We asked the children what they had learned from their experiences.
Ms Martins P1 Class Ambulance Service
Ashley Burrows: I learned about saving people.
Evan: I learned how to rescue people.
Jayunae Bailey: I learned how they pick people up so fast.
Jai: I learned about the ambulance.
Paige Pringle: I learned not to shoot.
Riley: I learned about the truck.
Zahniyah Darrell: I heard the siren.
Jamon: I learned about the truck.
Andrew: I learned about the siren.
Trishanjeet Ghose: I learned that needles hurt.
Cyannah: I learned how they pick up people.
London: I learned not to drive fast.
Lucian: I learned about needles.
Ms Hills P2 Class The Bermuda Police Service
Zaeden Stewart: They let us ride their motor cycles.
India Bascome: The police radar showed me how fast I ran.
Azariah Thompson: I talked in the police car microphone.
Bethany Gibbons: They let us listen to their radios.
Enrique Mendes: We got to wear their hats.
Doers P2 Class — The Fire Service
Yuri Fubler: I learned about the hose.
Isabella Swan: I learned that fire fighters help people in an acciden.t
Xavier: I learned about the big scissors.
Leonardo: I learned that fire fighters have air pressure in their trucks.
Paris Mitchell Robinson: I learned that when a person is under a car they put this think under it and they pump it up and they hold this button and it pumps up.
Malika Moore: I learned about the hose.
Jadon: I learned that the hose can spray far.
Skye Simons I learned that fire fighters use air pressure and balloons.
Sinai Williams: I learned that the fire truck goes fast.
Amber Simons: I learned that they get people from under cars in accidents.
Tahjanye Lambe I learned about the shots and I passed them around.
Gooden-Youngs P3 Class Dawn Berry (Fitness Trainer)
Anaya I learned that Mrs. Berry needs to be fit to teach her class.
Dynasty: I learned that Mrs. Berry is a fitness trainer at Sandys 360.
Jermae: I learned that Mrs. Berry helps you do push ups.
Amara Richards: I learned how to do push ups, sit ups and squats.
Kaley: I learned to be never late and to be fit.
Triston: I learned to exercise every day.
Gihle: I learned that if you are a fitness instructor you have to be fit.
Matthew I learned that I should eat healthy so I can stay fit.
Malano Williams: I learned that she helps people get fit.
Mason Robinson: I learned that fitness trainers have to keep gym property clean.
Harry Berry: I learned from my mommy to stay fit.
Wards P4 Class Mrs. Alaire Godfrey (Ultimate Imaging)
Mia Robinson: I learned from the sonographer that if a lady gets too many ultrasounds she could get sick very bad.
Kemiyah: I learned about human bones and how babies look like at first.
Ianei Bascome: I learned that when a baby is in its mommys stomach the mommys stomach is like a water balloon.
Desnee Bascome: I learned that a sonographer checks your belly to see if your baby is healthy and good. The stomach has a lot of water in it.
David Saltus: I learned that sonographers help people with cancer.
Seraiah Richarsdson: I learned that sonographers do ultra sounds on pregnant women.
Kahni: I learned that the black stuff around an x-ray is air.
Paige Simmons: I learned that X-rays can detect cancer.
Darrien Gibbons: I learned that sonographers take care of peoples bones.
Keyni Mills: I learned that the sonographer detects cancer.
Ronit Katote: I learned that sonographers can hear babys hearts by using their computer.
Wilson-Places P5 Class Dr. Nuwab (Pediatrician of Edgewood Pediatrics)
Jaymay Symonds: I learned that paediatricians treat new born babies.
Demariano Correia: I never knew that a paediatrician was until now.
Aniki Williams: I learned that if you are born too early then you cant breath.
Bruce Gibbons: I learned that paediatricians take care of babies until they are 18 years old.
Micha Eve: I learned that paediatricians help babies when they cry.
Yukia Hall: I learned that in order to be a paediatrician you have to listen in school.
Armari Maybury: I learned that we should not eat junk food.
Jaden: I learned that paediatricians are child doctors.
Nakiiah Baker: I learned that paediatricians do check ups to see if their patients are okay.
Chasity Armstrong: I learned that vaccines help us stay healthy.
Kashane Hayles: I learned that paediatricians help children stay healthy.
Seises P6 Class Dr. Germaine Binns (Podiatrist of Foot & Ankle Clinic)
Jahni: I learned about floating bones underneath the big toe.
Jaelyn Doyke: You learned that it takes four to five years to be a podiatrist.
Seri Joell: I learned that podiatrist help people with foot diseases.
Sharwin Fubler: I learned that the doctor makes prostatic legs.
Mya Jones: I learned that Dr. Binns owns his foot clinic.
Teja Watson: I learned that a podiatrist is a doctor for ankles and feet.
Keron: I learned that Dr. Binns makes prostatic legs.
Caine Ayres: Dr. Binns told us about the dangers of foot diseases.
Zaindell: I learned what a foot doctor knows.
Nkosi: I learned how to do every single job and what it takes to do in order to be hired.
Aaliyah Lee: I learned that if you have diabetes you can get freeze bite on your feet.
Williams P6 Class Shamika Brown (El Shadaai Florist)
Anaya Williams: I learned they use sponges to put small bouquets of flowers.
Kinra Hayward: I learned how to make flowers and different styles.
Naji Durrant: I learned how to make tall flower arrangements.
Dajanae Richards: I learned how to make a flower arrangement.
Nkosi: I loved the big flower arrangements.
Haley: I learned that to be a florist you must have creativity and know how to groom the flower properly.
Marcolliver Philip: I learned how to make good plants arrangements for the exhibition.
Micah Richardson: I learned how to make a gift of flowers.
Myniia Gales: I learned about how the dogs can do tricks.
Shakira Simons: I learned that the florist doesnt just put flowers in a bunch. They pick some flowers cut the flowers and put a certain way.
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