Governor attends grand opening of SCI Center


September 6, 2023

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker stopped in Litchfield on Monday afternoon, Aug. 28, for the grand opening of the South Central Illinois Regional Workforce Training and Innovation Center. Prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony, Governor Pritzker toured the facility, which includes hands-on training in construction trades, welding and automotive tech. Pictured above, from the left are Litchfield School District Career and Technical Education Coordinator Dr. David Lett, Deputy Governor Andy Manar of Bunker Hill and Governor JB Pritzker.

By Mary (Galer)


"What a wonderful day for the students of Montgomery and Macoupin counties as we open the SCI Center," said Litchfield Superintendent Dr. Greggory Fuerstenau.

Located at 2001 Eilerman Ave. next to Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield, the renovated warehouse is now home to state-of-the art career and technical education thanks to an $8.6 million grant from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

The South Central Illinois Regional Workforce Training and Innovation Center becomes the 25th career center in the state, and is the first new one s...

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