TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo High School students had the opportunity to learn about manufacturing jobs available at Cooper Tire & Rubber Company.
In honor of National Manufacturing Day, which was on Monday, Cooper Tire employees are working to improve the image of manufacturing careers.
The students got a hands-on look at the industry right in their own classrooms.
There were different stations set up, teaching students what goes into making a tire, from start to finish.
The company's human resources specialist, T.J. Dill, said the company used the opportunity to showcase its job opportunities.
Students said the experience was eye-opening.