Do you own a car? This breakout is all about how to take care of your car including some practical skills like changing a flat tire, learning about tire pressure, and other basics.
Convo with a Cop and Keepin it HOT!
These two mini sessions give you an opportunity to meet and greet those that protect and serve in our community. Have a candid conversation with a cop about Interacting with Law Enforcement, what happens if you are caught drinking underage, Myth Busting, and a Q&A with officers.
Keep it HOT and learn some practical experience using a fire extinguisher along with learning the different classes of fires and fire safety tips.
OMG! Do You Know How to Drive?- Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT)
DHave you ever wondered how some people got a driver's license? Mississippi Department of Transportation will cover some common sense (common sense is not so common) traffic rules that you may not have been taught in your typical Driver's Ed course. And….Four Words: SEAT BELT CONVINCER RIDE *Must have signed waiver if 18+. 17 and under need parent signature of waiver to test out the Seat Belt Convincer. Click here for the waiver. This must be presented on Adulting Day.
Cooking: Microwave Mug Meals- Mimi Brown and Paige Lundgren
Join Kitchen Consultant Mimi Brown and Mrs. Paige to learn how to prepare pepperoni pizza and a bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit. Make your own chocolate lava cake using a few simple ingredients from around the house, a coffee mug, and your microwave! This session is on every college student's survival list.
Ramen Again? Cooking with Hancock Culinary - Hancock Culinary
Learn how to cook something other than ramen with the Hancock High School Career Tech Culinary staff. This breakout will feature some hands-on basic cooking skills
Stayin' Alive- Hands Only CPR/What to Do if someone is Bleeding (and other stuff)- Evan Duffy "American Heart Association" and Hancock Career Tech Allied Health
In these two mini-sessions, you will learn some basic emergency response skills. Learn and practice Hands Only CPR with the American Heart Association and then move on over to learn about very basic first aid skills to use in an emergency.
The Game of Real Life
Who loves the Game of Life? Where will life take you? Jobs? Babies? Buy a house? Apply for loan? Pay your taxes? Fix a leaky faucet? Follow a budget? Boost your credit score? Get help when life is tough! Jump into the Game of Real Life.
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (Investing) / Come In We're Open (Opening your own business)- Bailey Braswell & AVL
These two mini-sessions help you build your future! Unlock the mysteries of investing with Bailey Braswell from Edward Jones Investments. How old do you have to be to invest? How much money do you need to get started? A great starting point for building wealth. Come In, We're Open: Do you have aspirations to be your own boss? How can you turn your passion for baking or love of fishing into a money maker? An accountant from Alexander Van Loon will cover the basic steps of starting your own business.
The epitome of "Adulting." Can you sew a button? Why do I need to separate my laundry anyway? How do I get the pizza stain out of my fav shirt? Life skills to leverage when your mom isn’t around from sewing on buttons to etiquette and professional dress.
Ace the Interview with an HR Expert / How To Be a Good Person
These session features two 15 minute sessions that help you prepare for your future. In Ace the Interview, you will meet with the Hiring Manager for a large company to learn what big business looks for in a candidate. Do you know what soft skills are? Diane Desporte from SABIC will discuss the importance of soft skills, resume tips, attire, first impressions, and the role of your digital footprint on employment. Success in life is all about relationships. Join Jason Francis from Pearl River Community College to explore some basic rules" for ethics, values, and basically not being a jerk…
"I can't even…" (Stress Management)
Learn practical, hands on skills and tools to deal with the day to day pressures of life.
In this session, Kurt Alexander from the Mississippi Alcohol and Beverage Commission will talk about Fake IDs, Minor in Possession, and other legal ramifications of underage drinking. The Hancock County Sheriff Department's DUI Examiner will be on hand with "drunk goggles" so you can experience firsthand the risks of driving while under the influence. Drive an obstacle course in the pedal cart with the drunk goggles to experience driving under the influence.
Love, Actually (No- For Real this is about Relationships)- Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence
This breakout is about relationships! It may seem cute when your boo loves you so much that he/she gets mad when you talk to someone else, but NO! That could be signs of an unhealthy relationship! What is consent? Let's talk about breaking up, individuality and partnership, and helping others that may be in bad situations. Ask those embarrassing questions! These relationship professionals have answers!
How to Get Away with Murder (not really)
Seriously-we are not going to tell you that. Meet with the Assistant DA for Hancock County and learn about legal snafus that can impact your future. And yes! You can ask.