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Lieutenant Governor Visits SPCC to Discuss Manufacturing Jobs

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest (L) speaks at South Piedmont Community CollegeMONROE—North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest visited South Piedmont Community College on Monday, October 21 to learn more about the college’s vital role in preparing men and women for the good, but highly skilled, manufacturing jobs available right now in our area.

The Lieutenant Governor began his visit with a tour of South Piedmont’s new Center for Technology and Health Education, which houses the college’s advanced manufacturing and industrial maintenance programs.

Forest then led a panel discussion with local education and industry leaders, including Rick Little, technical services director for Scott Safety; Bill Moody and Tony Alexander with Vanguard Pai Lung; Chris Platé, executive director of Monroe-Union County Economic Development; Dr. John Jones, assistant superintendent of instructional programs for Union County Public Schools (UCPS), and Dr. Stan Sidor, president of South Piedmont Community College.

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