Business partnership teaches high schoolers tech skills

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Area manufacturing representatives are happy local schools are helping build a pool of future workers with knowledge in multiple engineering disciplines.

Christy Brasher, an area manager at the Bridgestone tire plant in La Vergne, said her company regularly deals with a lack of qualified applicants.

“We’re constantly running short on people we can hire, but now we’re building a feeder pool,” she said.

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