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Yorozu supports Mechatronics
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Yorozu wants to hire skilled laborers to work at its factory and is hoping those workers come from Warren County High School.Jack Phillips, president of Yorozu North America, met with School Board members telling them he and Yorozu would like to help expand the Mechatronics program presently in place at Motlow. Mechatronics classes are offered to WCHS students enrolled in the dual enrollment program.Yorozu has offered $10,000 to help fund scholarships for students enrolled in the program for the 2013-14 school year.Instruction in Mechatronics provides students with the knowledge and hands-on training in electronics, mechanics and computers to work in a variety of industrial and manufacturing-related businesses.Phillips said, “Mechatronics is a very valuable program. We feel like it prepares the kids for jobs in all types of industries, and particularly it fits real well with our industry.