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How new Lanier Tech program will serve local boating industries
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Park Marine Boating Centers service manager Dale Simmons services an outboard motor Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Dawsonville Highway business. Lanier Technical College is planning to add a boat engines mechanics study program in the fall to support local marinas as there is currently a shortage of qualified technicians. - photo by Scott Rogers
Lanier Technical College has a specific charge: workforce development. There’s a big gap to fill, however, when it comes to educating students about the boating and marine industries, which are a critical source of economic activity and tourism for Hall County.