Youth Empowerment Summit educates Hub City teens

JACKSON, Tenn. — More than 100 high school students from the West Tennessee area gathered Saturday to prepare for their future. The Delta Sigma Theta Alumni and Omega Psi Phi held their 23rd annual Teen Summit, a day for students in the area to participate in bullying prevention sessions, career fairs and college fairs. “It’s about empowering teens all over West Tennessee to show them different alternatives in life, talk to them about educational opportunities, jobs, talking to them about issues they have in school right now,” event organizer Jerry Day said. The Teen Summit also had sessions for parents on financial management as well as career guidance.

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Youth Empowerment Summit educates Hub City teens

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JACKSON, Tenn. — More than 100 high school students from the West Tennessee area gathered Saturday to prepare for their future. The Delta Sigma Theta Alumni and Omega Psi Phi held their 23rd annual Teen Summit, a day for students in the area to participate in bullying prevention sessions, career fairs and college fairs. “It’s about empowering teens all over West Tennessee to show them different alternatives in life, talk to them about educational opportunities, jobs, talking to them about issues they have in school right now,” event organizer Jerry Day said. The Teen Summit also had sessions for parents on financial management as well as career guidance.

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