Tobin is a junior at Paden City High School. He was recently award the Emerging Elite in Manufacturing award. His instructor, Kenneth Collins, said, “Tobin is an outstanding student with very good attendance in my class. When he was remote, Tobin completed his assignments with no issue, and attended team meetings. If Tobin had to miss a meeting, he would send me pictures of himself helping his dad on excavating jobs. Tobin gets along with his peers and always does what is asked of him in the shop; he is very safety conscious. Tobin will make a good employee when he finishes school.”
The EMERGING ELITE IN MANUFACTURING Awards recognizes West Virginia high school students who have excelled in career readiness fields, technical education, and STEM classes that focus on manufacturing careers. Each awardee demonstrates workforce-ready skills and communication skills critical to successful employee performance.