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Apr 28, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day Lands BRTC Student a Job before Graduation

Participation in the Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day has landed one student a job, and several more have follow-up interviews.Seniors enrolled in BRTC’s Career and Technical Center recently attended the Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day event at Jonesboro High Sc...

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Mar 14, 2022

State economic development officials on hand for Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day in Jonesboro

When Gov. Asa Hutchinson was growing up on a farm in Northwest Arkansas, his father had to work a manufacturing job in Tulsa, Okla. Each week, he’d leave on a Monday morning and return Friday night to make sure his family could keep their farm.His h...

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Mar 10, 2022

Arkansas State Chamber to host Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day for high school seniors

JONESBORO, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — According to the Arkansas State Chamber, on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, the organization will host what they say is a huge event for high school seniors. The organization said that they created the event to partner with qu...

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Jan 24, 2022

Arkansas unveils 2nd traveling unit to let students sample skills needed for jobs

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, Associated General Contractors of Arkansas and the Arkansas Trucking Association created this initiative several years ago to help young people understand their different options in private industry in order to make...

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Sep 14, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud highlights technical trades using virtual technology

Camden Fairview students used advanced virtual and augmented reality last Thursday, September 9 to get a taste of what it's like to work in a variety of technical fields with the help of the Be Pro Be Proud program.Be Pro Be Proud is a workforce devel...

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Sep 1, 2021

Mobile Virtual Reality Workshop Introduces Students to Good Jobs

BE PRO BE PROUD VIRTUAL REALITY MOBILE WORKSHOP – The massive Be Pro Be Proud trailer made its way to Rison and Woodlawn High Schools giving students an opportunity to see and test out through virtual reality some of the high-paying skilled and tech...

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Sep 1, 2021

Mobile Virtual Reality Workshop Introduces Students to Good Jobs

BE PRO BE PROUD VIRTUAL REALITY MOBILE WORKSHOP – The massive Be Pro Be Proud trailer made its way to Rison and Woodlawn High Schools giving students an opportunity to see and test out through virtual reality some of the high-paying skilled and tech...

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Jul 14, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud highlights technical trades using virtual technology

Camden Fairview students used advanced virtual and augmented reality last Thursday, September 9 to get a taste of what it's like to work in a variety of technical fields with the help of the Be Pro Be Proud program.Be Pro Be Proud is a workforce devel...

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