Preparing for Adulthood and Community Engagement (PACE )

Our P.A.C.E. program is designed to help high school junior and senior students gain experience in vocational fields. The Whitley Economic Development Corporation offers scholarships in such fields as Cosmetology, Automotive, Culinary Arts and Welding. Two TROY students, Matthew Queiroga and Trevor Weekley, earned scholarships to IVY Tech. Matthew will be completing his certification in CNC Machining and Trevor will pursue Industrial Maintenance. Students also tour businesses and participate in Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana’s Finance Park program. Recent field trips to local companies such as Spring Green and Brightpoint in Columbia City have introduced students to potential employers. 
Elizabeth Baxter, program coordinator at TROY, will match our students with employers and arrange job shadowing and field trips. Reach her at 260-248-8787.