(Lewisburg) Free apprenticeship program introduces children into the West Virginia area.
Twenty-five students from 12 counties throughout the state collect for Apprenticeship Day in West Virginia Osteopathic Medical School.
The program started in 2015 as a way for students to spend the day with different professionals to learn about career choices. Chapter Christina Entenmann, Executive Director of the National Apprenticeship Day, Virginia explained how she got the idea. "With inspiration from my son. He wanted to work on Lewisburg's fingers for the day, and I thought that was a great idea. I looked up and did not have a program to attach a child to any profession they wanted. "
Within a year, Entenmann developed the National Presidency Day. Entenmann said, "We have a huge skill gap in the state and around the country. So our goal is to reduce this skill gap and to think of the children in the near future."
At the University of West Osteopathic Medical School, the student Jarron Chapman said on his experience, "I always wanted to be a doctor so I always had a passion. I like who I'll find things Do this cool also? "Hallee said," There are many job options that I had no idea. "
The program also introduces the children of their employer. Marilea Butcher works in the West Virginia Osteopathic Medical School. She said, "I think it's important to show that there are great opportunities in West Virginia."
The National Apprenticeship Day works with children from 6 years of age for 21 years of age.