The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in th Continental United States

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Community Supporting Vocational Training

Mayor Craig Cates has proclaimed this week as Florida Keys Community College Apprenticeship Week.

Jack Seubert, Dean of the Marine Science and Technology Department at the college accepted the proclamation, noting that the school this fall launched its first apprenticeship programs in construction technology.

The apprenticeship program are aimed at enhancing local economic vitality a stronger economic environment by producing highly-skilled and competitive workers

“The City of Key West recognizes the strength and leadership displayed by apprentices,” reads the proclamation. “This results from the dedication and generosity of sponsors and participating employers who provide meaningful educational opportunities through on-the-job learning and related technical and theoretical instruction.”

Seubert encouraged local business to continue sponsoring the program, which “provides an exciting opportunity for young people in the community.”

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In the photo: Marine Science and Technology Dean Jack Seubert and Mayor Craig Cates.