Student at career fair

Margaret McKinney/Highlands University

New Mexico Highlands University student Mark Hidalgo, left, talks with Lee White, an elementary principal with Carlsbad Municipal School District, at the university’s annual Spring Career Fair April 3. Hidalgo, 22, of Las Vegas, is a senior with a double major in elementary education and special education. The university’s Career Services Center organized the well-attended career fair, which hosted a record number of 40-plus employers and 94 recruiters.