Metallica Scholar

For Metallica Scholar, machining is a family affair

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Metallica Scholar

Chassidy Houchin is graduating this week with Polk State College’s first group of Metallica Scholars part of the Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machining class supported by a Metallica’s All Within My Hands grant. For Houchin,…

Metallica Scholars Initiative

Become a machinist for free in eight weeks

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Metallica Scholars Initiative

Polk State College is proud to be one of 15 schools across the country to receive a $100,000 grant from All Within My Hands as part of the Metallica Scholars Initiative. This initiative is providing…

Polk State Masters of Machining

Polk State Masters of Machining: “Metalhead” makes part for NASA

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Polk State Masters of Machining

Changing a car tire was the extent of Madison Gibbons’ technical skills when she enrolled in Polk State Corporate College’s Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Program. But after four short months of training, she is…

ATC

Polk State provides free manufacturing training in English and Spanish

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ATC

Polk State Corporate College offers free training for those who are unemployed or underemployed and seeking valuable certifications that will land them rewarding jobs in the manufacturing field. The College is currently enrolling for free…

Polk State Master of Machining

Polk State Masters of Machining: CNC grad changes career and life

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Polk State Master of Machining

It may just be a coincidence that machinist Bill Watson, an alumnus of Polk State Corporate College’s Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machining Program, is a lifelong fan of heavy metal band Metallica. But it is…

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