Perry Tech Recognized For Outstanding Impact on Yakima
A Yakima school has been recognized for the impact it's made on the community. A news release says Perry Technical Institute has been named the 2020 Excellence in Community Service award recipient by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) during the ACCSC’s virtual Professional Development Conference. The award recognizes "outstanding" contributions the school has made on the personal lives of school personnel, students, and community members.
"The Excellence in Community Service Award recognizes ACCSC-accredited institutions foroutstanding contributions made to their local community through service initiatives and their impact on the personal lives of school personnel, students, and community members.
While there were several deciding factors that ultimately led to the selection,key components highlighted by ACCSC made the Perry Tech nomination stand out. Citing cross collaboration across multiple programmatic departments, Perry highlighted their capacity for developing partnerships with local organizations including Habitat for Humanity and La Casa Hogar where students from the Construction, Electrical Technology, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology and Plumbing Technology disciplines had the first-hand opportunity to develop their skills through community project focused instructor-led training."