Kent Partners with Muscatine High School on Work-Based Learning Project

The Future Ready Iowa program seeks to teach Muscatine High School students

MUSCATINE, Iowa (February 24, 2020) — Kent Corporation is partnering with a group of Muscatine High School students through an Iowa clearinghouse for work-based learning project, part of Future Ready Iowa. The state-wide program seeks to connect students and employers through shared projects that give students professional experience.

“Kent is thrilled to be part of this work-based learning project with high school students in our home community,” said Carol Reynolds, Corporate Spokesperson for Kent Corporation. “It’s an opportunity for us to partner with youth and hopefully be a small part of exposing students to great jobs that exist not only across the state of Iowa, but right here in their hometown.”

Kent Corporation’s Enterprise Innovation team is working alongside Denise Hillman, a Vocational Education Instructional Coach at Muscatine High School (MHS). For the project, students will survey their classmates on their perceptions of plant-based meat alternatives.

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