ARCADIA, Wis. — Ashley Furniture Industries awarded more than $144,000 to enhance robotics education at local schools located near Ashley’s advanced manufacturing facilities throughout the country. Funds were awarded to schools based on their overall strategy for incorporating robotics into the K-12 classroom curriculum or extra-curricular competition programs.
ARCADIA, Wis. –More than 1,500 students will have the opportunity to expand their creativity and critical thinking skills This school year through donated funds by Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. Area school districts, near Ashley’s manufacturing and distribution locations were awarded with $130,000 to enhance robotics instruction throughout all grade levels in the states of Mississippi, North Carolina and Wisconsin.
ARTC is a McMinnville, Tennessee, corporate certified training center offering industry recognized certificates in robotics and automation.
The new ARTC is adjacent to the Motlow State and Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) locations in McMinnville.