New high school program prepares teens for careers in real world
January 2, 2019
A new career and technical education program at Sweet Home High School is giving students a glimpse into what their community is all about, possible career paths and concrete applications of skills they've been learning in the classroom for most of their lives – and it's helping in forestry competitions.
The natural resources program, taught by Blake Manley, provides a hands-on experience for high school students in a variety of activities.
Thursday morning, Dec. 20, they milled a log and spent time figuring out how many board feet the log actually produced.
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