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What do you want to be when you grow up?

What is your pathway to possibilities? That's the question that more than six thousand 8th graders from across South Mississippi are exploring at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center in Biloxi Wednesday and Thursday. Pathways2Possibilities, also called P2P, is an interactive career expo that gives students the chance to experience 19 different pathways that open their minds to different job opportunities.

Here's how it works. The students go through the pathways to explore various careers through hands-on activities. A Pathfinder leads them through each of the pathways. 

The paths being explored include everything from banking and shipbuilding to medicine and communications. P2P's goal is to engage, educate and empower the students to strive for one of the careers they have explored.

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