Rob Cornilles, Vice President of ESCO Corporation, recently penned a guest opinion piece in The Oregonian calling for lifting Benson’s enrollment cap. Mr. Cornilles joins a growing chorus of local business leaders who are concerned with the lack of young, skilled workers needed to replace our region’s aging tradesworkers. Read more over at The Oregonian’s website.
** Updated 9/15/2013 **
Mr. Cornilles addressed the Portland School Board this past Monday. He eloquently outlined the industry need for a skilled local workforce and how Benson was ideally positioned to provide that workforce as it has done for nearly a century. You can watch his testimony on the district’s YouTube page.