In partnership with Gaston County Schools and the Gaston Regional Chamber, the Stanley Fire Department and Stanley Police Department served as host for eighth grade students from Stanley Middle School and Mount Holly Middle School. Students learned about career opportunities in fire service and law enforcement. Fire Marshall, Rusty Graham talked with students about the wide variety of careers available in a Fire Department and the importance of volunteers. Deputy Chief, Ashley Price, explained thermal imaging with a demonstration. Officer Myers, Officer Curfman and Captain Smith of the Stanley Police Department spoke with students about the importance of law enforcement and offered demonstrations including locating fingerprints and collecting evidence.