EAST PEORIA (WEEK) – Looking to the farm of the next millennium, Illinois Central College hosted a free ag showcase on their East Peoria campus, calling this the Agriculture, Diesel and Horticulture Showcase for potential students.
The school partnered with local businesses and managed to draw more than 300 high schoolers today.
“And it represents millions of dollars in equipment in the field, so clearly, they are very invested in this educational process,” said Steve Flinn, Interim Dean of Agricultural and Industrial Technologies. “They’re looking to increase their workforce and move us into the future.”
“And it’s these young mind that are going to take us there.”
ICC also offers financial help and the opportunity to earn and learn though area sponsors.