This year, the theme was “FANatics for Innovation,” so teams of participating students designed and built two different types of fans using STIHL components.
The secretary's visit was part of a promotion for the White House's Pledge to America's Workers initiative, a five-year plan to get more companies to offer workforce training and career opportunities for high school students, post-retirement aged workers, and anyone in between.
High school students across the state of Virginia had the opportunity to demonstrate what it takes to be ‘STIHL STRONG.’
On Thursday, local students got a little taste of the manufacturing business in Fishersville. The Valley Career and Technical Center hosted a camp this week in order to get younger people interested in jobs that are in high demand.