Local Student Wonders When Machinist School Will Get Around to Exploring Sustainable Transgender Anarcho-Socialist Free-Range Machining


machine-shopAUBURN, Maine — When Tarra Arsenault tells friends she’s a student in precision machining technology, they have “no clue what I’m talking about,” she said. She tells them, “I work on a big machine and make metal parts. It’s got to be precise.” Arsenault, 19, of Rumford, expects to graduate from Central Maine Community College in 2013 year owing $3,500 in loans and to get a job at a starting salary of $40,000. A skilled machinist can go anywhere in the world and get a good-paying job, officials said Tuesday, unveiling a new program to lure Maine high school students to that field. The Maine Community College System, the Manufacturers Association of Maine and Great Bay Foundation have joined forces and created a new program, Future for ME, Maine Community College System President John Fitzsimmons said Tuesday at a news conference. The program next year will offer $4,500 scholarships to 28 high school graduates. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)