Clark Magnet Receives $10,000 Grant from Arconic Foundation

On January 25th, Clay Mitchell, state director of SkillsUSA California, Paul Watters of the Arconic Foundation, and Eric Gearhart from SkillsUSA presented the Clark Magnet engineering and manufacturing program a grant in the amount of $10,000 to support manufacturing education. The Arconic Foundation’s support of our engineering and manufacturing program marks the the next chapter of the long-standing industry partnerships that Clark Magnet High School has developed and maintained since its opening in 1998. The awarded funds will be used to support student participation in SkillsUSA manufacturing competitions, add additional materials and equipment to the Clark advanced manufacturing lab, and to develop additional curriculum and documentation in preparation to earn program and facility accreditation from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills.

Arconic Foundation Grant

From left to right across the front row: Head Counselor Karine Turdjian, Principal Lena Kortoshian, California State Director of SkillsUSA Clay Mitchell, GUSD Director of CTE Deb Rinder, and Clark Magnet Engineering & Manufacturing instructor David Black.

Read the full press release here.