GREENE ó The Youth Apprenticeship Program, coordinated through BOCES, is part of The Raymond Corporationís commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, helping encourage the future of manufacturing. The program allows junior and senior high school students to explore multiple career options in the material handling industry. It provides a firsthand look at the intricacies of manufacturing, engineering and other careers to help encourage students in their career pursuits.
The Raymond Corporation recognized three high school seniors from Greene High School who spent two years contributing to Raymondís Youth Apprenticeship Program at its headquarters in Greene, N.Y.in Mat 2016. The apprenticeship program at Raymond allowed the students, Kurt Hendershott, Tyler VanOrden and Taylor Wahlers, to experience what careers are available in the manufacturing industry. Student apprentices shared the projects they participated in and the results that were achieved. They also discussed the skills acquired as a result of the program, highlighting increased knowledge related to areas of engineering, procurement, leasing and employee training.