Future Leaders Town Hall

Posted on April 12, 2016 • Category: Young Talent

By Zackary Moran-Norris

Since its debut in 2011, the Future Leaders Town Hall has provided Arizona students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and share their perspectives on important topics throughout the state.

The event is hosted by Arizona Town Hall in collaboration with Maricopa Community Colleges, with the goal of bringing high school and college students together to share ideas in a productive manner.

“The greatest opportunity is for students to experience what its like to…

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Powering the Future

Posted on October 18, 2015 • Category: Young Talent

By Mindy Riesenberg

When Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant officials realized they were rapidly losing employees as their workforce was aging, and that there weren’t a large number of qualified replacements, they turned to West-MEC (Western Maricopa Education Center). West-MEC is a public school district dedicated to providing innovative Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that prepare students for economic independence.

The largest nuclear power plant in the world, Palo Verde was in need…

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