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Manufacturing a future in Statesboro
Bulloch Eighth-graders tour local industrial plants
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Ray Mosley, plant manager at Brodie International, talks to eighth-grade students about the central role of mathematics in industrial design and quality control. His examples are big helical rotors used in one of the company's latest flow meters. - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
Each year for Manufacturing Day, the Development Authority of Bulloch County works with schools, local industries and Ogeechee Technical College to show eighth-graders what manufacturing jobs look like firsthand. About 175 eighth-grade students signed up for the Manufacturing Day experience on Oct. 6, reported Teresa Phillips, Bulloch County Schools executive director for career, technical and agricultural education. They hailed from all of the school system's middle-grades campuses.
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