Cody Strom of Del Rio is one of many Cocke County students
continuing their education at Tennessee College of Applied
Technology's Morristown campus. Strom enrolled in the school's
Machine Tool Technology program following his graduation from
Cocke County High School.
|Published: 7:11 PM, 07/12/2013
||Last updated: 7:12 PM, 07/12/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
MORRISTOWN-The school's the same, but it has a new name.
The Tennessee Technology Center, one of Tennessee's 27
workforce training schools, became a Tennessee College of Applied Technology on
The name change came after Rep. Harry Brooks and Sen. Jim
Tracy introduced legislation to the Tennessee State Legislature and Gov. Bill
Haslam signed the approved bills into law.
School leaders say the new name more accurately describes
the institutions to reflect post-secondary training. "The Tennessee
Technology Centers have always been higher education institutions, offering
post-secondary programs for workforce preparations. But the previous 'center'
title was often misunderstood," said Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor
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Newport Plain Talk.
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