High school Career Tech Academy students from Charlotte, Mecklenburg, and Halifax Counties, recently explored careers in energy with guest speakers and hands-on activities.
Halifax County was recently recognized for its workforce development achievements over the past year at the ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, N.C.
Michelle Newcomb of Clarksville, VA came to a class orientation ready to learn. She walked away an SVHEC Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) lab tech/instructor.
SVHEC's Coordinator of Learner Success & Engagement, Meagan Owen, sees modern schools and the local sales tax option as the key to training Halifax County's future workforce.
Like a steel magnolia, Karen Hackney is a study in contrasts. A welding lab technician/instructor at the SVHEC, Hackney is strong, possessing the fortitude necessary to enter a field that is typically a man’s domain.