D51 welcomes third cohort of apprentices

D51 welcomes third cohort of apprentices
Posted on 06/12/2019
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Grand Junction, CO - District 51 celebrated entering the upcoming third school year with the CareerWise Youth Apprenticeship Program with an Apprenticeship Luncheon on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Factory, 750 Main St.

Apprentices spend three years (part in high school, part in a post-secondary program) working part-time at a job they love in an industry they love. District 51 is one of a handful of pilot districts in Colorado that began participating in the apprenticeship program at the start of the 2017-18 school year.

2017 Apprenticeship Cohort (Entering their third and final year in the program)
* Jaime Gonzales, Bank of Colorado
* Danielle Jacob, DoubleTree by Hilton
* William Jessop, ProStar
* Gretchen Kowalczyk, Western Colorado Community College
* Johan Mall, School District 51 Technology Department
* Savanna Pottorff, Grand Junction Fire Department

2018 Apprenticeship Cohort (Entering their second year)
* Jerry Allen, Enstrom
* Daniel DiDario, Community Hospital
* Allexus Halladay, Community Hospital
* Clarence Hamilton, III, School District 51 Finance Department

2019 Apprenticeship Cohort (Entering their first year)
* Ian Fowler, Spendrup Fan Co.
* Christiana Jankeviciute, DoubleTree by Hilton
* Jack Jordan, Mesa County Public Health
* Jonah Kelly, DoubleTree by Hilton
* William McGlochlin, Innovative Textiles, Inc.
* MacKenzy Panter, Grand Junction Housing Authority
* Ava Peck, Innovative Textiles, Inc.
* Davian Sandoval, DT Swiss
* Abigail Smith, Bank of Colorado
* Tysen Spomer, City of Grand Junction Finance Department
* Trinity Toms, Family Health West

Thank you to our business partners for hiring these great students!

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