In Akron, Ohio, Polymer Technol ogy students from East High School toured the Akron Polymer Training Center recently. The pro gram helps 25 juniors and seniors get jobs in plastics. ``We're train ing students for a variety of options, one of which is to get an entry-level job in a plastics plant,'' said East High teacher Sharon Kaffen, a former research scientist at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Glidden Co. who left industry two years ago to become a teacher. The training center is part of the University of Akron. Instructor Robert Digiantonio shows students the Santoprene thermoplastic rubber parts they molded.
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