Champlain Tec students get tools

MINEVILLE - Lowe's and Kobalt Tools in partnership with SkillsUSA are helping the next generation of trade professionals develop their skills at Champlain Tec in Mineville through their Toolbox for Education program.

Lowe's is donating approximately $1,100 worth of Kobalt tools to the school as part of the national program.

SkillsUSA adviser Arthur Miclette was selected to receive the toolkit for the local automotive technology program at CV-TEC Mineville.

"This is a wonderful example of how industry works to partner with education, for the betterment of the technical program and the success of my students," said Miclette. "SkillsUSA has had a huge part in the transformation of my students because it has provided skills and leadership training that they don't get anywhere else. Lowe's and Kobalt Tools support reinforces what we are teach in in the classroom and show the value of education-industry partnership."

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