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Rock Island Students Get Real-World Experience During National Apprenticeship Week

November 15th, 2023
Rock Island Students Get Real-World Experience During National Apprenticeship Week

This week is National Apprenticeship Week! We want to celebrate our Rock Island High School students who are enrolled in the U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program and thank our community partners who are employing them for these apprenticeships. These students attend RIHS in the morning and work in the afternoon at local businesses. Over intersession and summer break, they work full-time. After completion of the Registered Apprenticeship, these students have the opportunity to pursue additional certifications or degrees in the nursing or welding field. They also have... Read More

Quad-Cities High Schools, Companies Celebrate New Apprentices

April 18th, 2021
Quad-Cities High Schools, Companies Celebrate New Apprentices

Taking a page from the college sports signing days, there will be a signing day Monday celebrating Quad-Cities academic and career excellence. The invitation-only event is the Quad-Cities-Wide High School Apprenticeship Day, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, April 19, at the Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. Q-C schools and the companies that will host their apprentices will celebrate the efforts of their 50-plus 2021 apprentices, all energetic young people, excited about their futures. The apprentices are from schools all over the Q-C, including Davenport, Rock Island, Moline, North... Read More