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“Governor Mike DeWine Visited Knox County Career Center on Wednesday”

Mount Vernon, OH – Governor Mike DeWine visited Knox County Career Center
(KCCC) on Wednesday morning.


Governor DeWine met with students in Computer Network Technology, Precision
Machining, Health Technologies, and Cosmetology. He talked with students about their
experience at KCCC, the industry credentials they were earning, and about their future plans
upon graduation. Governor DeWine also spoke with each lab instructor about what students
were doing in their respective programs and about their industry.


Business partners from Ariel and Kokosing shared their experiences with him regarding
students on early job placement, the impact of career center graduates in their workplace, and
how they collaborate with different programs at KCCC.


KCCC administrators, along with Mayor Matt Starr and Knox County Commissioners,
Thom Collier and Bill Pursel, had the opportunity to speak with Governor DeWine as well about
career technical education.


“We were so glad to have Governor DeWine visit our school, interact with our students
and staff, and for him to hear about the great opportunities in career tech education and in Knox
County,” said Kathy Greenich, KCCC Superintendent.

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