Local schools awarded grants: Local Schools receive $174,000

first_img By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories “In the past, trades were often not considered good career jobs,” Knox said. “But, today, these are good paying jobs with the potential of owning one’s own business.”Knox said within the construction and welding trades are many different jobs and, therefore, many opportunities. He expressed appreciation for the training program grants that will open doors of opportunity for career oriented students and adults who are seeking good paying jobs with potential upward mobility here at home and elsewhere. Local schools awarded grants: Local Schools receive $174,000 “We have a wide range of ages, from 18 to around 60, with 15 in the construction class and 50 in the welding classes,” Knox said.“We have been very pleased with the response.  Both the construction and welding classes at the Troy Pike Center for Technology are full as well as the off-campus site at the Troy Pipe Welding Institute. Cross-training is available to the students and they are being trained on the most up-to-date equipment and machines available in both the construction and welding fields and also on personal protective gear.”Knox said the Construction, Industry, Craft Training Program grants are making it possible for people of different ages to prepare for good paying jobs here at home and elsewhere. By Jaine Treadwell Photo/Jaine Treadwell Published 11:09 pm Thursday, October 15, 2020 Print Articlecenter_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Troy takes on Eastern Kentucky at the Vet. The Troy Trojans remain home for their second of three-straight home ganes to take on FCS opponent Eastern Kentucky on… read more Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen Email the author You Might Like Sponsored Content The Pike County and Troy City Schools have received Construction, Industry, Craft Training Program grants totaling $174,400.Jeremy Knox, career technical director, at the Troy Pike Center for Technology, said the grant funds are making it possible to provide up-to-date training for students who are interested in careers in the technical fields and to prepare them for employment at local technical industries including Whaley Construction, Murphee Bridge Corporation, KW Plastics and other industry partners in construction and welding.The night classes are offered free of charge to high school-age students and adults who are interested in a career, not just a job. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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