Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Spot Lowe Technology Center Students Learn On Site

Wayne Wolf of Imperial Foods goes over the construction processes taking place in the Imperial Foods Building with engineering students from Spot Lowe Technology Center
Students from Frank Musgrave's Engineering Course at the Spot Lowe Technology Center in Lewisburg took a tour of the Imperial Foods building under construction in the I-65
Commerce Park to learn on-site about how drawings become actual buildings.
Jim Patterson of St. John Engineering talks with Spot Lowe Technology Center engineering students at the Imperial Foods construction site in the I-65 Commerce Park
Spot Lowe Principal Lyn Stacey and Mr. Musgrave brought a group of students from MCHS, Forrest High School and Cornersville High School to the construction site to meet with Buck Beard, Lewisburg Public Works Director, Jim Patterson of St. John Engineering, Wayne Wolf of Imperial Foods, and Greg Lowe, Lewisburg Director of Economic Development.
Beard and Patterson discussed the process for obtaining permits to construct from architectural drawings and stormwater and drainage to building plan approvals and site development.
Wayne Wolf of Imperial Foods talked about the company that expanded to Lewisburg from Illinois that will make food for retail and military services. Wolf gave the students a tour of the building on the inside and talked about the process of construction required for a food service company.
Spot Lowe Technology Center is a vocational training facility in Lewisburg for Middle School and High School students to learn skills of trade from engineering, CNC machining, Automotive Technology, Industrial Maintenance Safety, Residential Electricity, Criminal Justice, Health Sciences, Welding and Cosmetology.