The Lexington Two Innovation Center in Cayce trains students for jobs.
At the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Breakfast, Tuesday, Lexington Two School Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner introduced representatives from Dominion Energy, Blue Cross- Blue Shield, the USC College of Education, the SC Department of Education; SC Employment, and Tom Ledbetter of Midlands Technical College. They are all partners with the Lexington Two Innovation Center that help put students into meaningful careers after graduating from high school.
Lexington Two Innovation Center Director Joni Coleman said the facility opened in October of 2018 and serves students from Airport High School and Brookland-Cayce High School.
Bernie Adkins, the L2IC assistant director, said career and technical education programs include: welding; barber; cosmetology; culinary arts, engineering; electrical; building construction; computer programming; auto repair; digital multimedia; digital art and design; and health science. Adkins said the most popular program at the L2IC is sports medicine.
Many graduates get certifications at the L2IC and go straight to their careers.