Steering toward the future: Career day at Holmes Elementary


Adalynn wants to be a zookeeper in order to help animals. With her outfit and binoculars, she looks the part. She is a kindergarten student at Holmes Elementary.

Adalynn wants to be a zookeeper in order to help animals. With her outfit and binoculars, she looks the part. She is a kindergarten student at Holmes Elementary.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington City Schools’ kindergarten student Wyatt thinks he would like to be a judge. You may not want to appear before him in a courtroom — he indicated he doesn’t like it when people break the rules.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Ready for lift-off, kindergarten student Matt O’Neill wears one of the more elaborate costumes for career day. He is appropriately serious in his astronaut suit.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Both these girls chose helping professions for the Holmes Elementary career event. From left, Rylieghann wants to be a firefighter, and Victoria would like to practice medicine as a doctor.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

With his attire and tools, kindergartner Mark is almost ready to start a scientific career in paleontology — which is the discovery, excavation and study of fossils. He says he wants to “find dino bones.”


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Violet would like to be a dentist.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wearing a police vest and badge and toting a two-way radio, Jase is prepared to utilize handcuffs, if necessary.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Every sea captain needs a ship, and kindergartner Heath is no exception. For career day at Holmes Elementary School in Wilmington, kindergarten students were in costume and ready to tell visitors what they want to be when they grow up and why. As you can imagine, other children were intrigued by the sea vessel. For more photos, visit wnewsj.com.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Adalynn wants to be a zookeeper in order to help animals. With her outfit and binoculars, she looks the part. She is a kindergarten student at Holmes Elementary.

Wilmington City Schools’ kindergarten student Wyatt thinks he would like to be a judge. You may not want to appear before him in a courtroom — he indicated he doesn’t like it when people break the rules.

Ready for lift-off, kindergarten student Matt O’Neill wears one of the more elaborate costumes for career day. He is appropriately serious in his astronaut suit.

Both these girls chose helping professions for the Holmes Elementary career event. From left, Rylieghann wants to be a firefighter, and Victoria would like to practice medicine as a doctor.

With his attire and tools, kindergartner Mark is almost ready to start a scientific career in paleontology — which is the discovery, excavation and study of fossils. He says he wants to “find dino bones.”

Violet would like to be a dentist.

Wearing a police vest and badge and toting a two-way radio, Jase is prepared to utilize handcuffs, if necessary.

Every sea captain needs a ship, and kindergartner Heath is no exception. For career day at Holmes Elementary School in Wilmington, kindergarten students were in costume and ready to tell visitors what they want to be when they grow up and why. As you can imagine, other children were intrigued by the sea vessel. For more photos, visit wnewsj.com.

Adalynn wants to be a zookeeper in order to help animals. With her outfit and binoculars, she looks the part. She is a kindergarten student at Holmes Elementary.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0704.jpgAdalynn wants to be a zookeeper in order to help animals. With her outfit and binoculars, she looks the part. She is a kindergarten student at Holmes Elementary. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington City Schools’ kindergarten student Wyatt thinks he would like to be a judge. You may not want to appear before him in a courtroom — he indicated he doesn’t like it when people break the rules.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0706.jpgWilmington City Schools’ kindergarten student Wyatt thinks he would like to be a judge. You may not want to appear before him in a courtroom — he indicated he doesn’t like it when people break the rules. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Ready for lift-off, kindergarten student Matt O’Neill wears one of the more elaborate costumes for career day. He is appropriately serious in his astronaut suit.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0728.jpgReady for lift-off, kindergarten student Matt O’Neill wears one of the more elaborate costumes for career day. He is appropriately serious in his astronaut suit. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Both these girls chose helping professions for the Holmes Elementary career event. From left, Rylieghann wants to be a firefighter, and Victoria would like to practice medicine as a doctor.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0702.jpgBoth these girls chose helping professions for the Holmes Elementary career event. From left, Rylieghann wants to be a firefighter, and Victoria would like to practice medicine as a doctor. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

With his attire and tools, kindergartner Mark is almost ready to start a scientific career in paleontology — which is the discovery, excavation and study of fossils. He says he wants to “find dino bones.”
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0708.jpgWith his attire and tools, kindergartner Mark is almost ready to start a scientific career in paleontology — which is the discovery, excavation and study of fossils. He says he wants to “find dino bones.” Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Violet would like to be a dentist.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0724.jpgViolet would like to be a dentist. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wearing a police vest and badge and toting a two-way radio, Jase is prepared to utilize handcuffs, if necessary.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0731.jpgWearing a police vest and badge and toting a two-way radio, Jase is prepared to utilize handcuffs, if necessary. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Every sea captain needs a ship, and kindergartner Heath is no exception. For career day at Holmes Elementary School in Wilmington, kindergarten students were in costume and ready to tell visitors what they want to be when they grow up and why. As you can imagine, other children were intrigued by the sea vessel. For more photos, visit wnewsj.com.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/05/web1_DSC_0721-1.jpgEvery sea captain needs a ship, and kindergartner Heath is no exception. For career day at Holmes Elementary School in Wilmington, kindergarten students were in costume and ready to tell visitors what they want to be when they grow up and why. As you can imagine, other children were intrigued by the sea vessel. For more photos, visit wnewsj.com. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal