Kentwood girls learn to dress for success _lowres

Photo provided by LaKeeshia Giddens -- Kentwood High Magnet School’s OMG Club ‘Dress for Success’ Enrichment Series participants gather for a photo on Feb. 17.

Nearly 20 members of the Outstanding Mature Girlz Club at Kentwood High Magnet School dressed in their professional best Feb. 17 as part of the Southern University Agricultural Center’s “Dress for Success” Enrichment Series.

Ag Center Assistant Area Agent Nicolette Gordon answered questions about dressing for a potential job interview and making a good impression; modeled shoes and accessories; and demonstrated how to spray a subtle amount of perfume and how to make skill sets the driving force during any interview.

Club members practiced walking in high heels and had professional head shots taken to be used for creating mock nontraditional ré sumé s.