Logan Penrod joins Grow Wabash County team as fall intern

Logan Penrod joins Grow Wabash County team as fall intern Main Photo

8 Sep 2023


Wabash County, IN  – Grow Wabash County is thrilled to welcome Logan Penrod, as an intern for the fall semester. 

Logan is a senior at Manchester High School and has plans to pursue a degree in Business Management at Manchester University after graduating this coming May. Outside of his studies, Logan is a 10-year member of 4-H and is active with his church youth group at Saint Robert’s Catholic Church. One may also find Logan working part-time at The Hardware store in North Manchester, where he is honing his skills in community networking and business management. 

“We at Grow Wabash County always look forward to providing interns with the opportunities to explore the worlds of economic and business development,” Keith Gillenwater, president and CEO of Grow Wabash County, said. “We are excited to have Logan bring his unique perspective and eagerness to learn to the team and we hope he finds this experience as rewarding as we will.”

As part of his internship, Logan will be assisting the Grow Wabash County team on various projects related to business and workforce development. Logan hopes to gain further knowledge during this internship about the fundamentals of economic development as well as deepen his connections with business owners, professionals and leaders in the community.

Grow Wabash County is a strong supporter of internships and truly believes that the connections made between students and employers during these internships are invaluable to both parties. Local business interested in hiring local interns can contact the following internship coordinators:
•    Manchester University: Cole Richards 260-982-5230 jcrichards@manchester.edu 
•    Heartland Career Center: Randa Heckathorn 260-563-7481 rheckathorn@hcc.k12.in.us OR Brian Evans 260-563-7481 bevans@staff.hcc.k12.in.us (Manufacturing ONLY)
•    Northfield & Southwood High School: Payton Deeter 260-571-4407 deeterp@msdwc.k12.in.us
•    Manchester Jr-Senior High School: Kaitlyn Broz 260-306-3383 kaitlin_broz@mcs.k12.in.us
•    Wabash City Schools: Whitney Myers 260-563-2151 myersw@apaches.k12.in.us

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