NC State University, Continuing Education, Gaston Technical Institute
Transcribed from Photograph: The Gaston Technical Institute, an important part of the NC State College School of Engineering and the College Extension Division, is turning out qualified young men, trained in automotive, electrical, and radio and television technology and needed so badly by the industries in the growing industrial Southland. Pictured above are three Charlotteans who are enrolled in their school's course in radio and television technology. They are, left to right, Mack Greenway, Jr., Gene Owensby, and Irwin Pepper. Greenway is a graduate of Harding High School and plans to work in the communications department of the Southern Railway. Owensby attended Kings Mountain High School and wants to become a first class technician with a FCC license. Pepper graduated from Central High School in 1953, and his ambition is day own his own shop.