Friday, April 29, 2016

"The jobs are out there - they're just waiting for trained workers"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin
"Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Secretary of Education Jim Peyser toured Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School Wednesday morning, discussing the importance of vocational education and the use of funds granted to the school. 
The two - along with several legislators, educators and industry representatives - walked through the school's halls and spoke to teachers and students about their experiences and plans for the future. The visit was prompted by a recent $242,627 grant to Tri-County by the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant Program - money the school intends to use to bolster its offerings. 
The group visited the school's advanced manufacturing and engineering technology programs, with visitors getting an early look at student-built robots set to compete the next day."

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image from Tri-County webpage
image from Tri-County webpage

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