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The Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab (The MiLL) won the 2020 Colorado Succeeds Prize  in the "Transformational Impact in a High School" category. The MiLL was awarded $15,000 to use towards its programs. 

Watch the Succeeds Prize announcement.

The MiLL is one of Colorado’s leading examples of what it looks like to eliminate silos between school districts and offer students career exploration and skill acquisition in high school. A unique collaboration between Peyton and Widefield school districts in Colorado Springs, the MiLL offers career-connected learning in manufacturing and construction, equipping students with essential skills in creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem-solving, communication and collaboration, and more.

Named BEST Trade School  

The people of Colorado Springs voted The Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab (MiLL) as one of the Best Trade Schools in Colorado Springs. The Best Of Colorado Springs is a contest put on the by the Colorado Springs Independent (Indy). Each year the Indy posts out ballots for people to fill out the "Best Of" in a variety of categories.

MiLL Student working on build
MiLL Construction Student Working With Wood
Two MiLL Students working together on measurements
Two students sanding down wood
MiLL Teacher working with student on wood cabinet
Student using table saw

Visit the MILL Homepage

The MILL stands for "Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab" and is located at the Peyton/Widefield Vocational Education Campus on 4450 Foreign Trade Zone Boulevard across from the Widefield School District's Transportation Department. The official website of the MiLL is