Third Graders Go to Work at GRDA

Photo 1:  GRDA lineman Jesse Payton demonstrates the importance of being safe around power lines.

GRDA lineman Jesse Payton demonstrates the importance of being safe around power lines.

Langley—The Grand River Dam Authority and students from Adair’s Bernita Hughes Elementary and Pryor‘s Roosevelt Elementary partnered in the Mayes County Third Graders Go to Work program. Mrs. Kemp’s and Mrs. Pierce’s students toured the historic Pensacola Dam and visited GRDA’s Ecosystem and Education Center on May 10.

GRDA personnel were on hand to give presentations about

GRDA Ecosystems and Lake Management Administrative Assistant Jacklyn Jaggars interviews a future GRDA employee.

GRDA Ecosystems and Lake Management Administrative Assistant Jacklyn Jaggars interviews a future GRDA employee.

electrical safety, hydropower, and the Grand River Ecosystem. After spending the day learning about the variety of positions it takes to successfully operate a utility company, students lined up, resumes in hand, to interview for the GRDA job of their choice.

 

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