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WSD3 MiLL Students Glimpse Career Opportunities at Fair


November 20, 2019

News photo by Carolyn Stephen

On Nov. 18 first-graders from French Elementary School visited the MiLL to check out what it has to offer. Several WSD3 elementary schools take field trips to the MiLL so they can be exposed to different career pathways.

Industry Days at the Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab (MiLL) is showing students career opportunities in the trades industry.

"I've learned there are a lot of positions within a company. You can be a designer, manager or engineer, and use the skills we are learning here (at the MiLL)," said Lizzy Houtz, freshman at Widefield High School.

Around 300 students met with employers from 19 local companies and two out-of-state companies at the MilLL to learn about the number of jobs involved in the trades industry and the nationwide need to fill those jobs.

"We are trying to reach students e...

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