1. Gov. Charlie Baker gets crash course in Aviation Technology from students at Westfield...

    Gov. Charlie Baker gets crash course in Aviation Technology from students at Westfield...

    Gov. Charlie Baker got a crash course in aviation technology from students and staff at Westfield Technical Academy during a visit to the high school late Tuesday afternoon. It was Baker's first visit to the technical high school and it follows the award last month of a $500,000 Massachusetts Workforce Training grant awarded to Westfield Technical Academy to enhance its new aviation technology program as well as its veteran manufacturing technology program.

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    1. I am aware of the employment opportunities in aviation especially here in Western Massachusetts.
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