Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 29, 1968 · Page 8
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 8

Hope, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 29, 1968
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Technical School Night Courses Benefit the Entire Area rlftlliU Learning to fabricate and brazing with silver solder, apprentice Jack McDougal with Instructor Std Dennington, right, observing. Mrs. Al Pasley instructs night students in accounting sored at Texarkana Include typing, shorthand and Insur- at Arkansas High School in Texarkana. Classes meet ance. Tuesday nights. Other business courses being cospon- 1 Mike Beth, apprentice, practices brazing while apprentice Jerry McDougal and Instructor Sid Dennlngton observe. Apprentice Jerry Teer practices lead soldering. Pat Adcox, right, basic welding Instructor, checks Dean Langdon on heat setting for welding. This basic weld> ing class is conducted by Red River Vocational Technical school and Texarkana schools for North American Car Company, molten lead, - J f W, Rowe photos with Star camera Hex Fuqua makes a pass of wiping a lead joint, Insulated gloves are worn In using the ' f ' r Sid pennington, right, demonstrates position Wf to apprentic* E<Jdie &|||itt, Pipe Weldiaf is part the i-year apprenticeship program, The Red River Vocational Technical School serves bust iness aod industry through its aight extension program both at Us home base and in other communities its serves. Examples of this service art in the heavily populated Texarkana area. Almost 300 adults are enrolled Jn the Texarkana classes. Public school officials of the Arkansas city have been progressive in offering training to its patroos t according to J. W, Rowe, director, J. D. Ryther, school district supervisor, coordinates all of the classes with teaching salary funds from Red River Vocational Technical School appropriations. Classes have been held in Glenwood and Malvern this year.

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