Perry, Georgia Students in STEM Engagement Empowered by Frito-Lay



Frito-Lay® has partnered with Middle Georgia high school students to engage them in STEM and manufacturing: Recognizing a rising demand for technically skilled workers in manufacturing, Houston County Career Academy (HCCA) and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) have introduced an industrial maintenance program to appeal to teens early in the pipeline.

High school juniors and seniors will receive high school elective credits from HCCA, as well as college credits from CGTC for learning basic engineering and maintenance skills. Students will be training alongside the dedicated maintenance team at Frito-Lay’s Perry, Georgia plant to build, repair and optimize equipment to ensure SunChips® & Tostitos® production stays on track.

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Organization Type: Business Enterprise
Article Type: Best Practices/Case Study
Industry: Communication Services
Focus: Education/STEM
Location: Macon/Middle Georgia
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