The Official Website of the State of West Virginia

Local students learn about manufacturing from Belle Chemical Company


KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Students at Dupont Middle School had the opportunity to learn all about manufacturing on Monday.

Belle Chemical Company stopped by the school to talk with sixth grade students for manufacturing month.

Students worked at multiple STEM stations where they made goop and baking soda vinegar balloons. Students also learned about liquid stacking and friction.
JoLena Broussard, the manager of strategic communications at Belle Chemical, said the company wants to get students excited about manufacturing and the opportunities that come with it.

Read more: