Bodine Aluminum in Troy, recently presented a $10,000 check to Pike-Lincoln Technical Center for use in the rebuilding of the facility.
The main building of Pike-Lincoln Technical Center was destroyed in a
fire on Dec. 2, 2011. These funds may be used as local match for grant
funding through the State of Missouri to purchase equipment or building
Pike-Lincoln Technical Center has served the Pike, Lincoln and
surrounding communities since 1973 through the offering of career and
technical education programs to high school and adult students. Current
daytime programs include Administrative Business Technology, Auto
Collision, Auto Services, Computer and Networking Technology, Diesel
Technology, Digital Design, Health Sciences, Paramedic, Practical
Nursing and Welding. Students who attend Pike-Lincoln Technical Center
receive skilled education leading directly to employment or further
education after high school through apprenticeships, technical,
community or four-year colleges.
Numerous tech center graduates have gone to work for Bodine Aluminum
over the years. Pike-Lincoln Technical Center graduates often stay in
the local community.
“We are excited to have the donation and commitment from Bodine Aluminum
to help us continue our tradition of preparing residents to be
productive employees and community residents,” said Krista Flowers,
director of the school.
Bodine Aluminum has long been a supporter of the local community. Many
of Bodine’s philanthropic efforts focus on programs that enhance
education and help foster technical skills of local students. The
recent donation to Pike-Lincoln Technical Center was presented by Terry
Henderson, General Manager of Bodine Aluminum and Kathryn Ragsdale,
Specialist for Corporate Affairs, Toyota, Bodine Aluminum.
For more information or to provide input on the rebuilding of Pike-Lincoln Technical Center programs, please visit www.pltc.k12.mo.us, call 573-485-2900 or e-mail, email@example.com