CA_larsenU.S. Representative Rick Larsen captivated the Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy this month.

A long time Cascades Academy supporter, this was Rep. Larsen’s first visit to Cascades as a College & Career Academy pilot project.  Academy Director Kevin Meenaghan took Rep. Larsen on a tour of the Center, where Rep. Larsen met with students to discuss their experience and accomplishments. He visited the Health Care and Information Technology classrooms and enjoyed a PRIDE presentations from some of the new students in Orientation.

Rep. Larsen enjoyed his visit so much that he shared details about it on his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Rep. Larsen has visited the Center and served as a graduation speaker multiple times.

He said Cascades exemplifies how “Washington continues to be a leader in STEM.”