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Polk State College: Metallica Scholar: Polk State provides tangible skills that will never leave you

OCTOBER 5, 2020

Jesse Williams worked a variety of trade jobs since graduating high school in 2010 and went back to school in 2018, when he enrolled in Polk State College’s Manual Machining Program.

“It was a fairly random decision. My mother had passed away and I figured it was a constructive way to get through a hard time,” he said. “The unfortunate nature of the jobs I was working is that you have to put in thousands of hours at low pay to be able to make a livable wage.”

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