Northwood Tech receives $90,000 for new mobile welding lab

Chris Fortenberry, General Manager, Cenovus Superior Refinery; Cindy Finch, Community Investment Senior Advisor, Enbridge; Michelle Johnson, Community Relations Specialist, Enbridge; Karen Hoglund, Dean, Academic Programming and Associate Dean, Ashland Region, Northwood Technical College; Kimberly Pearson, Executive Director, Northwood Technical College Foundation; and John Will, President, Northwood Technical College.

Northwood Technical College received donations totaling $90,000 from Cenovus Superior Refinery and Enbridge Energy to assist in buying a generator for its new mobile welding lab. The purchase will allow welding students to gain hands-on skills from anywhere.

General manager Chris Fortenberry of Cenovus presented Northwood Tech Foundation with a $50,000 check, while Community Engagement Strategist Michelle Johnson of Enbridge presented Northwood Tech Foundation with a $40,000 check at the Superior Campus on June 23. Dean of Academic Programming and Associate Dean of the Ashland Region Karen Hoglund and Executive Director Kimberly Pearson of the Northwood Technical College Foundation received the checks on behalf of the project.

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