Pontotoc Tech Center hosts manufacturing day

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ADA, Okla. (KXII) -- The Pontotoc Technology Center held its annual manufacturing day on Monday for students to explore different career options.

The Pontotoc Technology Center held its annual manufacturing day on Monday for students to explore different career options.

Pontotoc Technology Center industrial coordinator Jim Lawson says this is an opportunity for students to connect with local manufacturing businesses and learn about what they do.

Lawson said they're training students to fill the skills gap because there simply aren't enough skilled workers.

Guest speaker Ben Robinson says even though college is important, there are other options besides a four year university.

"We shouldn't measure someone on the education they got but how well they do the job they chose to do."(Ben Robinson, Century One President /Owner, said

Ada mayor Guy Sewell proclaimed Monday as Annual Manufacturing Day.



 
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