WoodWorks Program Marks 10 Years in Public Schools

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WoodWorks Program Marks 10 Years in Public Schools

Posted on May 18, 2017

Alexandria, LA – (May 18, 2017) – Louisiana school board representatives, instructors, and other stakeholders gathered at RoyOMartin’s corporate office in Alexandria to celebrate 10 years of the WoodWorks certificate program. Currently offered in 15 central Louisiana and 4 east Texas high schools, WoodWorks is a custom-designed curriculum that covers topics such as applied mathematics, industrial safety, and employability skills. Also included are tours of RoyOMartin manufacturing facilities and mentoring by company safety, maintenance, and operations professionals. High school juniors and seniors earn credit, a certificate of completion, and a guaranteed interview by RoyOMartin upon successful completion of the program. 

At today’s event, participating high schools were treated to a luncheon and recognition program led by RoyOMartin representatives, including CEO, President, and CFO Roy O. Martin III and Corporate Director of Employee Engagement Donna Bailey. Selected WoodWorks graduates also shared testimonials about their time in the program and subsequent employment with RoyOMartin.

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