Ms. Betsy Darby, ECHO Contributing Writer
In conjunction with Trinity’s Technical College and Career Fair and junior job shadowing program, Trinity teacher Ms. Jaclyn Bisig’s junior English classes traveled to JCTC Technical College and Advanced Manufacturing and Information Technology Center to explore their college options.
While at JCTC’s Technical Campus, students learned about the Work Ready College Scholarship program. This program allows students working in the automotive technology, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, and welding programs to attend classes at any of its campuses for free.
While touring the facility at 8th and Chestnut, students heard from both program teachers about the benefits of enrolling at JCTC and how their programs prepare students for hands-on work in high-demand fields. While at the newly built AMIT center, students met with teachers to hear about their FAME program for advanced manufacturing, as well as their robotics and tool and dye programs. Students also toured the AMIT 3-D printing lab.
The junior college visit was scheduled and arranged by Trinity college counselor Mr. Matt Manning. Trinity teacher Ms. Betsy Darby also joined the group on campus.