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BRTC Hosts Preview Day for Marshallese Students

BRTC Marshallese Recruitment Day POCAHONTAS, AR May 25— On April 27, 2022, the BRTC Office of Admissions hosted Preview Day dedicated to Marshallese students interested in attending BRTC. Marshallese students from Pocahontas High School were invited to the BRTC campus to hear about the career and academic programs offered and to tour the facility. Students …

Michelle Wooldridge Accepts Position at BRTC-Paragould

Michelle Wooldridge PARAGOULD, AR May 24—Black River Technical College is pleased to announce that Michelle Wooldridge has accepted the position of Student Affairs Coordinator on the Paragould campus. Wooldridge graduated from Highland High School in 1998. She then attended Harding University and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Family Ministry in 2002. Before …

Donation Made to the BRTC Welding Program

POCAHONTAS, AR May 23 — John Gillespie of Tumbling Shoals has donated two metal fabricating devices, valued at $3500, to the BRTC welding program. Gillespie contributed one roller bender, which is valued at $1500. Roller benders can be used to create arcs, bends, cylinders, and circular objects. He also donated a sheet bender, valued at …

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