Grafton, WV, May 26, 2020 – Explore the New Manufacturing announced today that Jerry Dooley has received an Outstanding Educator Award for his work in middle school students. Dooley, a counselor at Taylor County Middle School, is committed to helping students explore local career opportunities in manufacturing and prepare them for the challenges they will face upon graduation.
Launched in 2020, the Emerging Elite & Industry Educator Awards celebrates the skills and dedication of students and educators across West Virginia. “As the Explore Team has worked with students and educators to increase the understanding of manufacturing across the state, we have been amazed by student talent and poise. The educators involved in our programs are steadfast champions for their students, tirelessly seeking means to help them succeed along their career pathways,” Monica Cross, Program Director of the WVMAEF.