‘Unsung hero’ students prepare for careers

Apprenticeship Signing Day held for 66 students

Honesty Johnston of Davenport shows her letter of intent on Wednesday, May 8, during the Quad Cities High School Apprenticeship Signing Day at the Vibrant Arena at The Mark in Moline. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON

Every local student has a story about why they want to be in a job apprenticeship program with an area employer. For Drew Wise of Moline, the thought of welding for a living “just clicked” with him. For Jacob Mcleod of Rockridge, Illinois, his love of working on cars led him to an apprenticeship program. […]

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