April 30, 2014
Milwaukee Area Technical College hosted the annual Apprenticeship Banquet April 30 at the Italian Conference Center.
Richard D. George, Chief Executive Officer and President of Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, received the Distinguished Service Award. Civic Apprenticeship Awards were presented to Michele Cartwright, Vice President of Painting, Common Links Construction; Henry L. Hurt, President and Owner of Hurt Electric; and Robert Stone, President of IBEW Local 2150 of WE Energies.
A total of 192 graduates from 22 Apprenticeship programs were recognized. Matthew Klauck (steamfitter) and Nicholas Rekowski (construction electrician) received Academic Excellence Awards. Twenty-seven additional students were presented Practical Skills Awards in their respective disciplines. Jeffery Karlson was the first person in Wisconsin to complete the Industrial Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship.
More information on MATC’s Apprenticeship programs is available at this link