LEBANON, Ind. – Six Lebanon High School seniors were recognized during a Trades Signing Celebration held at Lebanon High School on May 9.  The event was coordinated by Lebanon High School in partnership with the Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) and the Boone County Chamber of Commerce.

“As educators, it is our duty to guide students toward successful and fulfilling futures. The Trades Signing Celebration provides a platform to acknowledge and celebrate the career choices of our students,” Kristen Scott, Career Engagement Coordinator at Lebanon Community School Corporation.  “It’s incredibly inspiring to see these students take a proactive approach to their futures and pursue opportunities that align with their passions and strengths.”

Each student was recognized and signed a Workforce Ready certificate. To participate in the signing event the student must be entering the workforce, enrolled in a certification, training or apprenticeship program, attending a vocational or trade school, or enlisted in the US Armed Forces upon graduation.

“It is an honor to be a partner in this event. Students who enter a trade or public service career equip our community for future success,” said Sarah Ford, Manager of Talent Development at the Boone EDC.

Participating students included:

Landon Bailey, US Army

Jake Gordon, Lincoln College of Technology

Asher Klooz, Army National Guard

Flor Reyes, US Air Force

Nicholas Stewart, Boone County Sheriff’s Office

Michael Strode, Boone County Sheriff’s Office



About the Boone County Economic Development Corporation

The Boone County Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) is the economic growth engine for Boone County, Indiana. We build better communities by attracting and supporting business, and creating life-enhancing jobs, places, and spaces. For more information, visit www.betterinboone.org.