Peak Innovation Center Wins Education/Workforce Development City Trendsetter Award
The City of Fort Smith has received a 2023 City Trendsetter Award in Education/Workforce Development from Arkansas Business for the Peak Innovation Center. The City Trendsetter Award acknowledges Fort Smith's foresight in creating a dynamic space that prepares students for the challenges of the future and contributes to the community's overall growth.
The Peak Innovation Center is a technology, entrepreneurship, and vocational training hub that offers students a unique and immersive learning experience. Equipped with advanced laboratories, modern classrooms, and collaborative spaces, the center nurtures creativity, critical thinking, and hands-on skills development. Students have access to industry-standard equipment and technologies, preparing them for the demands of a rapidly evolving job market.
Beyond its impact on students, the Peak Innovation Center has become a focal point for community engagement. Workshops, seminars, and events hosted at the center bring together educators, industry leaders, and community members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and collaboration. The center's influence extends beyond the classroom, contributing to developing a skilled workforce that attracts businesses to the area.
The City Trendsetter Award recognizes Fort Smith's commitment to creating a city that thrives on innovation, education, and community involvement.