MILTON — Locklin Technical College is currently under its first week of school and students are busy in their classes. Principal Maria LaDoucuer provided an in-depth look at the college with a tour of the campus.
“We have some of the best students and the best teachers,” LaDoucuer said. “We have a high enrollment this year and we have only been in session for a week.”
As part of the tour, LaDouceur provided some interesting information. So here are some facts that you may not know about Locklin Technical College.Locklin Technical College shares its campus with Santa Rosa Adult High, but they are two totally separate schools with two totally separate administrations, staffs and faculties. The automotive program is certified through the Automotive Service Excellence program which will guarantee students opportunity for employment upon completion of the program at the college. The automotive and welding programs have buildings dedicated specifically for Santa Rosa high school students interested in the programs to come and try these areas before enrolling full-time. The globe painted in the media center of the college was painted by students from the county jail.
Principal Maria LaDouceur was once the culinary arts teacher of Locklin Tech. Locklin Tech culinary arts program students have their own food truck right on campus two days a week. The school’s full name is Radford M. Locklin Technical College. It is dedicated to Radford Locklin, a superintendent of Santa Rosa. Locklin Tech is the only technical college in Santa Rosa County.