Young Jobs | VideoSarahbeth Ackerman | 9/17/2012
At a meeting with the Mid-Dakota Education Cooperative, they suggested creating school programs for students before entering the workforce.
Hess Corporation has donated somewhere between one and a half and two and a half million dollars to Ward County secondary schools.
"Being a regional education association here in Minot with Mid Dakota Education Cooperative, we`re able to move this out with all schools around Ward County and a few of our schools are outside of Ward County so we have a nice, small geographic area but we get to impact quite a few students," says Luke Schaefer who is the Project Director at MDEC.
A five year initiative should be ready to go on February 1.