Gloucester County Institute of Technology (GCIT) honored A.C. Schultes, which specializes in the development of groundwater and surface water resources in the Mid-Atlantic region, as its Business Partner of the Year.
The award is given annually to a county vocational technical school business partner for outstanding contributions to career and technical education. Business partners play a variety of roles, including serving on county vocational technical school program advisory boards, offering opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience, donating equipment, or serving as mentors and role models for students.
Established in 1921, A.C. Shultes offers well drilling, pumps and motor repairs, aquifer testing, mechanical piping and machine shop services. Additionally, the company provides reverse and mud rotary, auger and bucket drilling services. A.C. Schultes also offers water and wastewater services to municipalities, commercial and industrial sectors, as well as to engineering firms, contractors, and local, state and federal agencies.
A.C. Schultes has been instrumental in hiring Gloucester County Institute of Technology students from the various programs within the School of Construction, including welding and the School of Automotive Technology.
“The company provides resources to our staff and gives the students opportunities to participate in paid/unpaid experiences as well as potential possibilities for apprenticeship opportunities,” said Michael Dicken, the superintendent of Gloucester County Institute of Technology.