Cheraw High students get forklift certification

Over a three-week period, these students went to NETC during “Tomahawk Time.”  Tomahawk Time is a 65-minute block of time where students eat lunch, receive instructional services for both enrichment and remediation, participate in various clubs and organizations, and embrace some of the extra-curricular activities offered by the school. 

The first week of the program took place in a classroom as the students reviewed safety protocols and the basic operations of a forklift.  The students then had to pass a paper and pencil exam which demonstrated they were familiar with the components and procedures when working with a forklift.  The next two weeks of the course were focused on performance in the seat of the forklift. 

Without missing a single class period during the traditional school day, the following students received certification.  The students who received a class 1, 4, and 5 certification on lift truck operation from Cheraw High are: Sylvester Simms, Jackie Jones, Robert Gillespie, Robert Hinson, Randy Toney, Tianna Boatwright, Shalik Josey, Dashon Stewert and Daiquan Campbell.  The goal for these students is to gain employment locally operating a forklift.  

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