Anthony Covington, director of outreach and entry services at Renton Technical College, talks to an inquirer during a career fair at the Birch Creek Youth Center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Anthony Covington, director of outreach and entry services at Renton Technical College, talks to an inquirer during a career fair at the Birch Creek Youth Center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Swoopes hoops it up

Seahawk tight end visits Kent community for career fair

  • Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:11pm
  • Sports

Kent’s Birch Creek, Valli Kee and Cascade communities hosted a career fair at the Birch Creek Youth Center last Wednesday.

Seahawks tight end Tyrone Swoopes, a special guest, greeted children, briefly talked about his experience as a young NFL player and answered questions before playing basketball with boys and girls.

Representatives from Renton Technical College, Green River College, Amerigroup, Blue Origin, and Communities in Schools of Kent were on hand to answer questions.

There also were prizes, food and games.

“We are very proud and excited to provide the opportunity to partner with these amazing organizations in our region and to educate our youth about opportunities right here in South King County to further their education and future successes,” said Carina Raddatz, director of Development and Community Relations for Kent Youth & Family Services.

The Seahawks’ Tyrone Swoopes, a 6-foot-4 tight end, plays basketball with boys and girls during a career fair at the Birch Creek Youth Center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

The Seahawks’ Tyrone Swoopes, a 6-foot-4 tight end, plays basketball with boys and girls during a career fair at the Birch Creek Youth Center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

The Seahawks’ Tyrone Swoopes, a 6-foot-4 tight end, plays basketball with boys and girls during a career fair at the Birch Creek Youth Center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

The Seahawks’ Tyrone Swoopes, a 6-foot-4 tight end, plays basketball with boys and girls during a career fair at the Birch Creek Youth Center. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

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