Collaborative Effort To Aid Local Students For Job Readiness

One of the problems facing local employers is finding qualified candidates to fill openings. A collaborative effort between Mt. Carmel High School, Wabash Valley College, and the Area Economic Alliance is working to help solve that hurdle. High School Principal Jake Newkirk told the District #348 school board Monday that he has surveyed local industries and came back with a nearly unanimous need here…

Newkirk’s comments came as part of his report to the board on the school report card and school improvement plan that we originally reported on when it was released earlier this fall by the state.