Pictured are Michael Milikin, Columbia County School District superintendent; Rebecca Golden, Global Logistics Academy teacher; Terry Huddleston, Columbia High School principal; Allison Megrath, real estate manager for Plum Creek; and Linard Johnson, school board chairman.
Columbia High School's Global Logistics Academy received $10,000, the first installment of a $30,000 grant from Plum Creek, a private landowner. The grant will go towards the construction of our training warehouse on campus where students will learn the stills needed in Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management. "Plum Creek recognizes the importance of providing training in schools that is directly related to local industries and job opportunities," said Allison Megrath, real estate manager from Plum Creek. "CHS is offereng their students a superb opportunity to learn useful skills and we are proud to support this program." The check was presented at Tuesday night's school board meeting (November 8, 2011).