The West Plains School District recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Agriculture Science facility, a 10,500 square foot space that supports current trends in agriculture. Funds for the project were done through the "Raising the Barn" fundraising campaign. FCS Financial, a large contributor to the campaign, has also contributed $5,000 to the West Plains High School FFA greenhouse.
Bo Pace will be named the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Zizzer Alumnus Award.
Registration is open for a four-week class that will cover intermediate and advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) also known as MIG or wire welding. GMAW is commonly accepted as the preferred welding process of industrial applications due to its speed and versatility. Locally, several businesses including DRS, Camcorp, and Perennial Energy utilize the GMAW process as part of production.
Open enrollment for South Central Career Center (SCCC) programs is now open. Students can choose from Auto Collision Repair, Auto Mechanics, Carpentry, Commercial and Advertising Art, Culinary Arts, Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology or Welding.