East Mississippi Community College President Rick Young addresses the audience at Starkvilleâ€™s Rotary Club Monday at Starkville Country Club. (Photo by Steven Nalley, SDN)
Rick Young has 40 years of experience in workforce training.
So it makes sense that, in the past decade he has spent as president of East Mississippi Community College, the schoolâ€™s workforce training program has become an economic asset for the Golden Triangle. For instance, Young said when the Wall Street Journal covered Yokohama Tire Companyâ€™s decision to build a new plant in West Point, Yokohama representatives mentioned EMCC and its workforce training offerings as a key reason for that site selection.
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