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Paisley Tabor Receives 2023 Emerging Elite in Manufacturing Award from the Explore the New Manufacturing Program

paiselyThe Explore the New Manufacturing program announced today that Paisley Tabor has been recognized with an Emerging Elite in Manufacturing award. A Hurricane High School junior, Paisley is a dedicated student who is not afraid to take on academic challenges. Paisley will receive a $500 award designated for scholarships, certification fees, or specialty equipment. She will also be presented with a commemorative wooden plaque and gift basket featuring products made in West Virginia. 

“Paisley is a vocal champion for increased female participation in STEM courses at her school,” stated George Gannon, Corporate Communications Analyst at Toyota Motors Manufacturing West Virginia, Inc. “She cares deeply about education and has worked tirelessly to get more resources into classrooms not just at HHS, but to schools across Putnam County.”

Launched in 2020, the Emerging Elite in Manufacturing and Outstanding Industry Educator awards celebrate the skills and dedication of students and educators across West Virginia. “Paisley’s hard work and determination are admirable. We are honored to recognize her for her leadership and excellence in the classroom,” said Program Director Monica Cross, who oversees the Explore the New Manufacturing Program on behalf of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association Educational Fund’s efforts to create student awareness and excitement about careers in manufacturing and the training opportunities for these positions in their local areas. 

The Emerging Elite in Manufacturing awards recognize West Virginia high school students who have excelled in manufacturing-related technical education and STEM courses. Each awardee demonstrates workforce-ready technical and communication skills critical to successful employee performance.       

Paisley’s award is part of Explore’s Emerging Elite in Manufacturing and Outstanding Industry Educator awards. Profiles of all award recipients will be available on the Explore the New Manufacturing website after they have been announced.

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