Pharr-San-Juan-Alamo Independent School District students recently attended the City of Pharr’s third annual Manufacturing Day, hosted at the Pharr Development and Research Center to celebrate National Manufacturing Day.
The event featured a talk by Victor Perez, President and CEO of the Pharr Economic Development Corporation. Students had the opportunity to engage with industry professionals, participate in panel discussions with higher education partners and manufacturing companies.
David Ortiz, Regional Director of the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center at UTRGV, emphasized that the new generation’s ability to learn quickly and their access to vast information due to technology could bridge the skills gap.
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