Youth apprenticeship bears fruit for student in Portage

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Mar 5, 1:00 AM

Youth apprenticeship bears fruit for student in Portage

He works at E.K. for about three hours a day after school, Monday through Thursday. His apprenticeship ends in July, but Aldridge plans to stick with the company at least through the summer. His work coincides with his three high school classes led by technology education teacher Ben King: principals of engineering, where Aldridge has worked on projects like dropping an egg from 4 feet, determining how to save it using only paper and rubber bands; architectural drawing; and technical drafting.

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