By SEÁN O’DONOGHUE
HAMLIN - Research, discussions, and meetings have continued in recent weeks ahead of the planned opening of a career and technical education child care program at Lincoln County High School (LCHS). Depending on funding from the state, it is hoped the program will begin this coming fall, offering students a pathway to a qualification and career in child care. The Lincoln County Board of Education received a briefing on the ongoing work at the April 1, 2014 regular session in Hamlin.
Ric MacDowell and Shelley Gaines addressed the board on the project at the meeting. MacDowell said that focus now was on encouraging students to sign up for the program. As…