Remember our video interview with Freedom Middle School’s Amanda Whitmire? If not, you should definitely check it out. Whitmire was a Trade Five Grant recipient and she raved about what the grant meant for her students.
Well, during a recent STEM Forum held at the Classic Center in Athens, the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Trade Five initiative presented 17 Georgia Middle and High Schools with Trade Five Grant Awards.
Trade Five is the state’s skilled trade awareness initiative, designed to promote career opportunities that exists within five key skilled trade industries- logistics, telecommunication, energy, construction and manufacturing.