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Ingram Barge Donation

Ingram Barge Company presented a gift to the Paducah Area Technical Center (PATC) Welding Program on April 13 for the purchase of personal protective equipment and consumables.

The $1500 dollar donation was presented by Ingram Barge representative Taylor Chandler to PATC welding instructor Brandon Wilber and student representatives Azmon Anderson and Jalen Polk.

The donation was made from the Ingram Barge Zero Harm Fund, which seeks to further the goal of the company to bring zero harm to employees, the environment, customers, communities and property. The Ingram Barge fleet is made of of more than 150 towboats and nearly 5000 hopper and tank barges.

Photo: Brandon Wilber, Azmon Anderson, Taylor Chandler, Jalen Polk

vrMorgan Elementary

Morgan Elementary 1st grade came to visit the HUB and learned about earth science. They investigated shadows and how they moved, the interaction between the Sun and the Earth, and how how constellations are made.

McClean County

McClean County middle school spent a day at the HUB. The students rotated between three different activities. App creating, 3D printing, and virtual reality engaged the students while at the HUB. They got a taste of computer science and absolutely loved coming to the HUB.

chessTilghman Chess Team

The Tilghman chess team came to the Makerspace! They used the Makerspace to learn how to make their own chess boards! After learning, the chess team conducted their own fundraiser and sold custom chess boards to our community! Mr. Knight and the team did a great job with this project! Look for their custom chess boards throughout our community!

organismMcNabb Elementary

McNabb 4th grade spent an afternoon at the HUB in April! They came to engineer and design with life science standards. The students built their own shelters for the tundra, after they visited the tundra through a VR experience. In another rotation, the students built an organism to live in the tundra from clay. They presented their internal and external structures to help their organism survive. Augmented reality was used to take their 2D drawings to 3D drawings.

Ingram Barge Donation