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Career Focus

Career Focus

Join other business leaders on Tuesday, May 3 and/or Wednesday, May 4, 2022 to make a difference in the lives of more than 2,000 Utica Community Schools 6th graders.

The Career Focus is sponsored by the UCS Foundation in partnership with Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and in cooperation with Utica Community Schools. Its purpose is to introduce students entering young adulthood to a variety of career options. Through your involvement, they will have a better idea of the skills they will need to succeed in life after high school graduation.
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jeanna throtman keynote speaker at career focus 2022 ucs foundationKEYNOTE SPEAKER: JEANNA TROTMAN

Jeanna Trotman is the weekend sports anchor on 7 Action News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. on WXYZ, and at 10 p.m. on WMYD. She is also a sports reporter during the week, working in collaboration with Sports Director Brad Galli.

She graduated from Henry Ford II High School in Sterling Heights before earning a Communication degree at Lake Superior State University in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. While in college, Trotman was a four-year NCAA Division-II student-athlete playing volleyball at LSSU. As a junior in college, Trotman interned at WXYZ in the Sports Department with Don Shane, Tom Leyden, and Brad Galli in his first year at the station. After college, Trotman completed a Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism with a specialization in Sports Reporting at Boston University.

How to get involved:

Be a sponsor and share your expertise with students. The event allows business and community mentors to share both post-secondary and career experiences with UCS sixth and seventh grade students. The student will also be waiting to share their own dreams and aspirations with you, their professional role model for the session.

What does it take?

Complete the registration form below to hold your reservation.

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Thank you to the 27th Annual Career Focus Luncheon Sponsors

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor Lynn & Paul Alandt Foundation
Manpower

Event Sponsor DTE Energy Foundation

Corporate SponsorAEW, Inc.
Barton Malow
Charter Township of Shelby
Emagine Macomb
GLP & Associates
Integrated Design Solutions
Messina Trucking, Inc.
Utica Education Association
Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home
Double Major Sponsor
Stifel Nicolaus
Jason & Kendall Truman
UHY

Media Center Scholarship SponsorLaGrasso, Abdo & Silveri Law Offices

Major SponsorA-1 Handyman, Inc.
City of Sterling Heights
City of Utica
Community Choice Credit Union
Crest Automotive Group
Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals
Kirk, Huth, Lange & Badalamenti
Mathnasium of Shelby Lakeside
Michigan Works! Macomb/St.Clair
Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, P.L.C.
MNP Corporation
O'Reilly Rancilio
Oakland Community College
Preferred Dental Practice - Pediatric Dentistry
and Orthodontic Specialists of Michigan
REALTEAM Real Estate
SME, Inc.
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce
Jason & Kendall Truman
Tull & Laubach, Attorneys at Law
United Shores Professional Baseball League
Urban Land Consultants
Utica Community Education
UHY LLP
Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation
Lusk Albertson PLC
Student Painters

Table Sponsor - BusinessAutoliv
Christian Financial Credit Union
Crawl, Walk, Jump, Run Therapy Clinic
Duncan Elementary
Gompers, Cornish & Barr Insurance Agency
Christina Haemmerle PHD PC
Honeywell Building Solutions
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Macomb Township
Morgan Elementary PTA
Plante Moran
RAL Technologies
R. Shafer Builder
Testing Engineers & Consultants, Inc.
Steve & Pam Truman
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Weingartz Supply Company
United Shore Professional Baseball League
JP Morgan Chase & Co
Miller Canfield, Paddock, & Stone
AGS Automotive
Christina Haemmerle, PhD
Testing Egineers & Consultants, Inc.

Table Sponsor - Individual/Non-ProfitBeacon Tree Elementary
Beck Elementary Family Volunteers
Bruce Collins PTO
DeKeyser PTCG
Dresden PTO
E. Gilbert & Sons
Ebeling Elementary
Gallo Companies
Kiwanis Club of Sterling Heights
Macomb Community College
Macomb Intermediate School District
MEA Financial Services
Messmore Elementary
Dr. Donna McMinn & Robert Van Camp
Monfort Elementary School Volunteers, Inc.
Oakbrook Family Tree
Plumbrook Elementary Parents
RE/MAX First
Roberts Elementary
Schuchard Volunteer Organization
Shelby Travel Agency
UCS Board of Education
Wiley Elementary
Roberts Elementary PTO
Browning PTA

Donation Crissman PTA

Special Thank you to Palazzo Grande Banquet Center

Your Donations Make a Difference

There are many ways to contribute to the education of the students in the Utica Community School District. Please consider giving
generously to the UCS Foundation for Educational
Excellence to insure the continued legacy of excellence in our schools.

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