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

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 211,900-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

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