By: Brittany Bedi | WCTV Eyewitness News
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- On Tuesday, Tallahassee Community College honored six local business for their contributions at their first annual Blue and Gold Society awards.
President’s Talon- Capital Regional Medical Center
President’s Talon- Inspired Technologies
Golden Eagle- OliverSperry Renovation
Golden Eagle- Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
Nobilis Aquilae- Aegis Business Technologies
Nobilis Aquile- Russell Rainey, DMD
"They're important because of the time that they give, and the fact that they introduce industry to our students and connect them," said Heather Mitchell, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Tallahassee Community College. "The more engaged we can get our local businesses, the better off we all are, because our students become your workforce."
The local businesses offered job shadowing, internships, and school-to-work pipeline scholarships to TCC students. Companies worked with the college to shape the curriculum and prepare students for work after earning a diploma.