Cooper Tire employees visit Tupelo High School

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company showed students at Tupelo High School all the company has to offer.

Posted: Oct 21, 2019 10:04 PM
Updated: Oct 22, 2019 9:33 AM

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.

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