LTC to Hold Youth Apprenticeship Information Nights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1/16/2017

CLEVELAND, WI – 

The Sheboygan Area Youth Apprenticeship program will hold two Information Nights in January and February for high school students interested in the 2017-18 Youth Apprenticeship program. One session will be held on Monday, January 30 and will focus on careers in agriculture, finance, health, hospitality, culinary and information technology.  The second session will be held on Monday, February 6 and will focus on careers in architecture and construction, engineering, bio science, manufacturing and transportation/distribution. Both sessions are free and open to all high school sophomores and juniors and will take place at 5:45pm on the LTC Cleveland campus in Centennial Hall.

"Youth Apprenticeship has inspired me to stay in the STEM career cluster. Working in a factory setting has made me realize how much that atmosphere appeals to me," says Emily Dreger a second year Youth Apprenticeship student working in Welding at Amerequip.  "It has reinforced my interest in STEM areas and broadened my knowledge on all of the different possible careers I could be involved in. Personally, it turned out to be one of my greatest experiences and I cannot picture my life without the Youth Apprenticeship Program"

Youth apprenticeships offer students the opportunity to explore future careers while they are still in high school and get paid for their time working at area employers. Youth Apprenticeship offers one- and two-year programs.  Students also receive elective credit for the YA program at their high school. At the Information Night students and parents will hear from current youth apprentice students, talk with employers and receive application information. No registration is necessary. For more information visit gotoltc.edu/YA or contact Jackie Holly at (920) 693-1128 or jackie.holly@gotoltc.edu.

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About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 11,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn an average starting salary of $45,000 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at gotoltc.edu.

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