The Christian County Public School system announced that 90 incoming high school seniors have been approved to participate in Fusion Work-Based Learning, a work-based program for the 2021-2022 school year.

Students that were approved for the program are at least 17 years old and will be concentrating in at least one of the following career and technical educational areas:

  • agriculture
  • allied health
  • automotive maintenance and light repair
  • biomedical science
  • business
  • computer science
  • culinary arts
  • electrical construction

engineering (aerospace, civil and mechanical)

  • family and consumer services
  • graphic design
  • IMT-Maintenance Machinist
  • pre-nursing
  • Welding

CCPS is currently looking for employers interested in employing highly motivated high school seniors for part-time positions.

“Participating in Fusion not only helps the students learn the world-of-work in their area of concentration, but it also benefits the employers and the community,” said the press release.

Partnering with CCPS, employers are given the opportunity to reduce training costs to help train student employees in work-related skills.

Participating employers will receive assistance in selecting qualified personnel through the Fusion application process.

Those interested in participating in the Fusion Cooperative Education program as an employer are urged to complete the Fusion Cooperative Education Employer Interest Survey.

Information collected from the survey will be added to a list of potential co-op employers that CCPS will share with the program’s student applicants.

For more information about employing a Fusion student, contact Sandra Hancock at sandra.hancock@christian. kyschools.us.

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