(Nashua, NH, USA) -- Extech Instruments recently donated over $40,000 worth of handheld test equipment to vocational, technical and science programs at area high schools. The diverse array of Extech meters and testers was given to four high schools in Eastern Massachusetts.
Mullaney, Extech vice president, discussed the donation, “We are excited to
support the future of our communities’ technical and scientific work force.
Tradespeople help keep our world operating one electrical circuit, one HVAC
duct, one circuit board, one industrial motor at at a time. Extech is committed
to the fantastic technical training programs available to launch young men and
women in high school into in-demand careers.”
added, “Looking ahead, as we see macro trends such as the baby boomer
retirement wave, our nation faces an imminent shortage of qualified
technicians. We need to continually encourage and support our youth to explore
satisfying careers in the technical trades.”
equipment was donated for use in the following programs: electrical,
electronics, HVAC, auto body, automotive technology, plant/facilities
management, carpentry, robotics, as well as science and lab programs.
receiving donations included Waltham High School in Waltham, Joseph P. Keefe
Technical High School in Framingham, Ashland High School in Ashland, and Diman
Regional Vocational High School in Fall River.