Greater Hutch Career Quest Education Days Build Workforce Pipeline for Reno County


Career Quest is underway for its second full year. The workforce program coordinated by Greater Hutch provides career exploration opportunities for Reno County 6th grade students throughout the school  year in the form of onsite business tours for individual schools and mega tour days for multiple schools to  explore an industry sector. This year begins with Education Days where over 650 students tour Hutchinson  Community College, Hutchinson Community College Fire Science, and Hutchinson Career and Technical  Education Academy to discover what education and training opportunities are available to them in support of their future career goals. USD 313 completed their experience on Tuesday October 10th, USD 309, USD  310, USD 311, USD 312, Central Christian School, and Holy Cross Grade School are scheduled for Tuesday  October 17th and USD 308 is scheduled for Wednesday October 18th.  

“Education Days are a great way to help students realize that there are so many right ways to prepare for their future right here in their own community.” says Lauren Storm, Workforce Program Coordinator for  Greater Hutch.  

Upcoming mega tour days include Manufacturing Day during the Manufacturing Expo at the Kansas  State Fairground Wednesday November 8th, Healthcare Days in February of 2024, Public Service Day in April  and AgriBusiness Day in May.  

For questions or more information contact Lauren Storm at 620-662-3391 or [email protected] # # # 


Lauren Storm 

Business Retention & Expansion/ 

Workforce Program Coordinator 


[email protected]


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