Capstone Project – Construction Building and Residential Wiring

Lakeland Electric Power Academy Mission Statement: Lakeland Electric Power Academy sparks the drive in its students to become skilled and high-performing employees who can succeed in their careers as well as pursue any of their high educational goals. Lakeland Electric Power Academy is a four-year program focused on preparing a diverse student body for entry into college, technical schools, or the skilled labor workforce. Academy Goals:
  • 4 year academy program
  • Improve academic achievement
  • Job shadowing experience
  • Hands-on skills training for multiple careers
  • Nationally certified industry certifications
  • College credit
  • Project based learning
  • Recruitment of a diverse student population
  • Possibility of internships
  • Positive contributor to the community
Benefits:
  • Job shadowing with Lakeland Electric and City of Lakeland employees
  • Hands-on training
  • College credit
  • Scholarships that are not available to regular academic students
  • 31 Industry Certifications
  • Professional resume and interviewing skills
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2nd Year Academy – Lineman Training – Josh Bennett and Naud Ortiz

Career Pathways: Polk State College Florida Polytechnic Southeastern University

3rd Year Academy – Working on Hydraulic and Pneumatic Controllers. Altavian Holmes and Gage Gatley

1st Year Academy – CO2 Dragster Engineering and Design Projects Gage Gatley

Freshman CO2 Dragster Engineering and Design