One local educator received a major honor.

Caleb Wayman is the site director of Vincennes University’s Advanced Internship in Manufacturing program.

He’s been recognized for his work in the industry.

Conexus Indiana named Wayman as an honoree in the Rising 30 Class of 2022.

The award recognizes 30 people under the age of 30 who are shaping advanced manufacturing.

Wayman helps students in the Aim program connect to manufacturing industries that are looking for skilled workers.

He is also an alum of the program after graduating from VU with honors in 2019.