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Grade 8 Skilled Trades Symposium

NEWS RELEASE                                 

Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1

519-255- 3200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 16, 2017

Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury

Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

Trying out Skilled Trades

- Grade 8s at St. Clair College -

One thousand two hundred (1200) Grade 8 students from 25 GECDSB schools will be taking skilled trades for a test drive this week at St. Clair College.

Students are spending the day at the college and are being given the opportunity to attend 2 of 14 trades workshops of their choice being offered by St. Clair staff and community volunteers. They attend one session in the morning and one in the afternoon as well as a presentation on "What are Skilled Trades".

This Trades Symposium began on Tuesday, May 16th and will continue on Wednesday, May 17th and Thursday, May 18th beginning at 10:00 a.m. each day.

For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.