Photographer Dennis Griggs of Topsham holds the attention of high school sophomores Thursday during Career Day at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. Seven hundred 10th graders from seven area high schools spent the morning exploring careers in fields such as electromechanical technology, childhood education, precision machine technology, photography and nursing. The college has been hosting sophomores every year since 1998. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Edward Little High School sophomores Evan Jordan, left, and Elijah Knotts, right, listen Thursday morning to precision machining technology instructor Richard Bolding during Career Day at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. Seven hundred 10th graders from seven area high schools spent the morning exploring careers in fields such as electromechanical technology, childhood education, business and nursing. The college has been hosting sophomores every year since 1998. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Poland Regional High School students Jameson Plummer, left, Brayden Brown, center, and George Dionne experiment with basic electrical connections Thursday during Career Day at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. Seven hundred 10th graders from seven area high schools spent the morning exploring careers in fields such as electromechanical technology, childhood education, precision machine technology and nursing. The college has been hosting sophomores every year since 1998. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

High school sophomores are given a tour Thursday morning of the precision machining technology department during Career Day at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. Seven hundred 10th graders from seven area high schools spent the morning exploring careers in fields such as electromechanical technology, childhood education, business and nursing. The college has been hosting sophomores every year since 1998. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Poland Regional High School sophomore George Dionne asks Andy Bosse of DeBlois Electric a question about basic electrical connections Thursday during Career Day at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. Seven hundred 10th graders from seven area high schools spent the morning exploring careers in fields such as electromechanical technology, childhood education, precision machine technology and nursing. Employees from local businesses as well as college instructors worked with the students. The college has been hosting sophomores every year since 1998. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

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