NCC Students Attend Lineman Rodeo

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Nash Community College Electric Line Construction students attended the Duke Energy annual Carolina East Lineman Rodeo on Saturday, April 14th in New Hill, NC. Students observed the competition to see on-the-job-skills in action.

Rufus Jackson, Vice President of Carolinas Delivery Operations/Construction & Maintenance East, spoke to NCC students about careers at Duke Energy. Will Duckworth, a Nash Community College Electric Line Construction graduate also attended the rodeo and shared his experiences with students.

Apprentice and Journeyman Linemen participated in various competitive events during the rodeo. Winners of the rodeo will participate in the national competition in Kansas.

For more information about Nash Community College’s Electric Line Construction Training, please call 252-451-8206.

NCC students from left: Justice Goodwin, Patrick Gillis, Tyler Jenkins

NCC Alumnus, Will Duckworth and NCC Recruiter/Retention Specialist, Bebe Wall