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Missouri legislators participate in Linn State’s ‘Traveling Showcase’

On February 21, Linn State Technical College hosted a special “Traveling Showcase” for Missouri legislators.   The event was an opportunity for lawmakers to tour the main campus in Linn, Missouri, to learn more about the unique role that Linn State plays in higher education in the state.
 
During the showcase, Linn State President, Dr. Donald Claycomb gave a tour of several highly specialized labs such as aviation maintenance, machine tool technology, automotive technology and heavy equipment technology.  In addition, legislators learned about the high job placement and some of the employers who have hired Linn State graduates.
 
“It was an honor to have members of the general assembly on campus to showcase Missouri’s State Technical College,” said Claycomb.
 
A dinner was provided to the legislators immediately following the tour.   During the dinner, Claycomb presented additional information relating to college demographics, student success and the economic impact of the college on the state of Missouri.
  
Legislators and guests in attendance included:
 
Dave Bailey - Chief of Staff to Senator Brian Nieves – District 26
Rep. Steve Cookson - District 153
Rep. Charlie Davis - District 128
Rep. Paul Fitzwater - District 152
Rep. Kent Hampton - District 163
Rep. Tom Loehner - District 112
Rep. Dave Schatz - District 11
Speaker Pro Tem Shane Schoeller - District 139
Majority Whip Jason Smith - District 150
Rep. Bill White - District 129


With more than 35 programs, Linn State Technical College is Missouri’s only public two-year technical college with a statewide mission.   LSTC prepares students for profitable employment and a life of learning.  LSTC has three locations in Linn, Mexico and Jefferson City.     

 

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