The Hopkins County Civic Center was the site of the L.E.A.P. (Learning Endorsements and Professions) Youth Expo Friday morning. The Expo featured representatives from a wide variety of industries, non-profits, education, and Career/Technical Education training programs. Paris Junior College was among the exhibitors helping students connect their interests with career exploration at the Expo. John Plemons, a welding instructor at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center, is pictured above talking to students and a teacher about opportunities in welding technology.