In just 12-weeks, you can be earning $54,000 per year (data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) as a lineworker. You don't have to scale tall buildings in a single bound, but you do need to climb tall poles, hoist heavy cross bars, and use hand tools that look like they belong to Paul Bunyan. The work is strenuous, but the pay is good.
The grant will be used to send students, faculty and staff to Columbia to study sustainable food production methods in use there, and to share models that are being used in NCC's East 40 Community Garden.
Troy Tucker, athletic director at NCC, has been named one of four junior/community college recipients of the Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year Award by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).