Despite high placement rates, still a need for tech school workers

  • 11/12/2015

Build Dakota, the scholarship program devised by T. Denny Sanford and Governor Dennis Daugaard, is getting more students headed into the workforce in high needs areas.

The program has coordinated with South Dakota's technical institutes to incentivize students in the programs where the state most needs workers by offering full-ride scholarships, provided they commit to working in the state for at least three years.

John Shoemaker, vice president of Webster Scale Inc., said the program makes a lot of sense.

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Build Dakota, the scholarship program devised by T. Denny Sanford and Governor Dennis Daugaard, is getting more students headed into the workforce in high needs areas.

The program has coordinated with South Dakota's technical institutes to incentivize students in the programs where the state most needs workers by offering full-ride scholarships, provided they commit to working in the state for at least three years.

John Shoemaker, vice president of Webster Scale Inc., said the program makes a lot of sense.

SEE THE FULL STORY: Argus Leader