Arborg students eye career options Arborg Collegiate just completed the first year of its involvement with Evergreen School Division's new Career and Technology Studies Program (CTS) and judging from the enthusiasm of the students who coach outlet purses 2 go participated the program was a success.
Thirteen Grade 11 and Grade 12 students at the collegiate gained practical work experience through internships or apprenticeship with businesses in Arborg and the surrounding area. The program, launched coach handbags factory outlet clearance last fall, was modelled coach outlet stores locations in california after a successful program developed by the Prairie Rose School Division. CTS coordinator Greg Palsson says the program is designed so students can acquire skills in the community that they couldn't necessarily get in the classroom. "The program depends heavily on community and business involvement. We couldn't do it on our own," Palsson said. The students not only had to complete 75 hours of work at community businesses they also spent 35 hours preparing for their placements. Successful students earned credits toward graduation. Most of the students worked their internships or apprenticeships on their own hours, balancing work with their regular classes. Devon Scora, who worked for Shachtay Sales coach outlet handbags unique and Service, said "it fit in with my school schedule because I never went to school." Others were more serious. "It's not like school. You have to pay attention or you'll lose a finger," one student said. Some of the CTS graduates will go on to work full time with the sponsor company while others will gain a better understanding of the community through their internships. Randi Hjorleifson, who spent her internship working at the Sunrise Lodge, said her experience gave her a better understanding of seniors in the community. Morley Nordal, one of many business owners and managers to attend the CTS appreciation evening, is convinced the program will provide strong, experience based skills for the students. "The more kids that get involved the better.
A good tradesperson can write his own ticket anywhere," he said. Students who participated in the program were: Roblyn Ager, Drew Gill, Randi Hjorleifson, Tyler Johnston, Kalon Jonasson, Eric Jonson, Deena Oleski, Alicia Perry, Devon Scora, Trevor Sigvaldason, Nicole Surminski, Reece Thompson and Bryceson Weik. Sponsoring businesses included: Arborg Health Centre, Arborg Early Middle School, Arborg Veterinary Hospital, Interlake Heating, Klym Electric, Klymtex, MazerGroup, Nordal's Auto Body and Glass, RK Repair, Shachtay Sales and Service, Sigvaldason Plumbing, Sunrise Lodge and Vidir Machine.
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