Madison hosted an AVID College and Career Night on April 27 for their
students and families. Thirteen different careers were highlighted during the
night. A chemist from Pillsbury demonstrated food science. A pediatric
neurologist brought a cow's heart and ultra sound to observe. Two nurses and a
physician's assistant talked about careers in medicine. Two lawyers discussed
civil law and criminal defense. Also in attendance were police officers
-including a SWAT team member, a farmer, the ROBOTICS club from the high
schools, a banker and the AmeriCorps.
St. Cloud State University and the College of St. Benedict's and St. John's
University were also in attendance to answer questions about college.