STEELE CREEK NEWS
Olympic & Partner
Bosch Rexroth Win Prestigious Charlotte Award
28, 2015) Olympic had a BIG day on Wednesday!
With a banquet
room full of industry, government, economic development, and
post-secondary education leaders, Olympic and Bosch Rexroth won the
2015 "Best Collaboration Award" for working in partnership to: 1)
launch a new Advanced Manufacturing High School that addresses a
local talent and skills gap; 2) create a new Advanced Manufacturing
and Technology Center to expand high demand skills with youth; and
3) establish a FIRST Robotics Team that was the first CMS team to
ever win a regional championship and advance to the International
Additionally, Olympic 2012 Graduate Rebeca
Espinal won the "Student Academic Leadership Award." (2012 Olympic
graduate Douglas Rodriguez was a finalist for the award as well.) This is the
third year in a row that an Olympic graduate has
won this academic award.
Awards for the economic region are given annually by the Charlotte
Business Journal and the Centralina Economic Development Commission.
Celebrating innovation at CBJ's Advanced Manufacturing Awards
Advanced Manufacturing Awards: Bosch Rexroth USA, Olympic High
School from the Charlotte Business Journal.
Jay Williams, United States
Assistant Secretary of Commerce responsible for economic
development, was the keynote speaker. He emphasized that increased collaboration, like that
demonstrated by exemplars being honored Wednesday, was
essential for advancing American prosperity in the 21st Century,
especially increased middle class prosperity.
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