To date over 16,000 8th grade students, from 41 area school districts,have participated and toured over 100 regional manufacturer's. The program was created to show students all the educational and career opportunities available in regional manufacturer's, it is our pillar program in educational and career awareness.
Each year CWIMMA hold's an annual Welding and Machine Tool Contest exposing over 1,600 area students to educational and career opportunities in fabrication related trades. This year CWIMMA will award of $10,000 in prizes to the top students, 25 scholarships to area technical colleges, and new equipment to winning schools.
We partner with NTC and Mid State Technical College, to fund free short-term summer classes, that allow sophomores, juniors, and seniors, to recieve free college credits, Youth Apprenticeship Credits, and employment opportunities.