Mount Pleasant Awarded Employer Innovation Fund

Business and Education Partnerships for Future Workforce

Published Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Mount Pleasant Awarded Employer Innovation Fund - photo

Mount Pleasant Chamber Alliance was awarded $10,000 to meet identified employer needs in the area, this project will fund the purchase a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine to be placed in the Mt. Pleasant High School as well as cover the cost of training instructors. The school district and the local business community have partnered together to teach students and parents about the advanced technology involved in manufacturing jobs within their community. Twelve local manufacturers will serve as project advisors and teach 176 students how to use the CNC machine in the first semester.