Learning the ropes

Carbon County School District No. 2 8th Graders visit Valley businesses and learn about careers

On Friday, March 15, 8th graders from Encampment, Saratoga, and Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow schools took a field trip for 8th Grade Business Career Day. The students had the opportunity to visit different businesses in the Platte Valley.

8th Grade Business Career Day first started in 2016 by former Saratoga/ Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO Stacey Crimmins and has continued each year except during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.

Amanda Knotwell, Cimmins’ successor as Saratoga/ Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO, said that this year’s 8th Grade Business Career day has been an overall gr...


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