New engineering youth apprenticeships could be national model

Charleston Regional Business Journal
Patrick Hoff
November 16, 2017

An engineering youth apprenticeships pilot program launched today in the Lowcountry could be a model for the rest of the country, U.S. Department of Labor officials say.

The apprenticeships are a collaboration among the Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeship Program, the Labor Department and Project Lead the Way Inc., an Indianapolis-based nonprofit that provides science, technology, engineering and math curricula to schools.

“We are so thrilled to be part of this national project with Project Lead the Way and the U.S. Department of Labor,” said Mary Thornley, president of Trident Technical College, one of the Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships partners.

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