Fairfax Academy to Host Third Annual Career Experience Expo February 22

School News
February 03, 2021

Fairfax Academy’s third annual Career Experience Expo is planned for Monday, February 22, (with a back-up date of Monday, March 1). This fully virtual event for all current Fairfax Academy students will begin at 9:30 a.m. with keynote speaker David ‘DEZ’ Zambrano, a custom airbrush artist, muralist, and canvas artist. He has garnered wide notoriety with his artwork on footwear, providing custom work for professional athletes. Zambrano’s presentation will be followed by three 45-minute workshop sessions led by a variety of industry professionals. During this full-day conference, students will select a workshop for each of the three designated 45-minute sessions throughout the day. Industry professionals include David Zobell and Matt Strote of Signature Theatre; City of Fairfax Cultural Arts manager Megan Dubois; iContact Coaching owner Julie Johnston; Academy alumna and Oklahoma admissions counselor, Monica Brown; Academy alumna and textile designer Sarah Dowell; Longwood University associate professor Ryan Stouffer; Academy alumni Brian Rose and Sarah Heaton from Movoly Productions; music director, conductor, and pianist Jose Simbulan; Encore Ballroom Couture owner, Julie Wilson; dance instructor Andrew Black; director and choreographer from J.A.M. the Revue Jeremy McShan; Rob Sanchez and Marc Collier from Xtended Reality Junkies, Deliberately Designed College and Career owner and Marshall Academy Counselor, Niki Hauber; Academy alumna and U.S. Department of State employee, Bebe Tran; and movie director, Hyung Tae Kim. Contact Erin Molek at ekmolek@fcps.edu.