Last evening, ECA’s Jill Renwick along with representatives of the Building Trades met with Colonie Middle and High School students to share their stories about entering an apprenticeship program and how it positively impacted their careers.
Ralph Young from ECA member firm RBM Guardian Fire Protection (and also an instructor with Sprinkler Fitters Local No. 669), Tom Carrigan with Plumbers & Steamfitters Local No. 7, Peter McAnearney with Carpenters Local No. 291, Aaron Donnelly and Makenzie Loomis (a 2nd-year Apprentice) with Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 83 answered questions from more than 70 students and their parents.
ECA participated with an info booth and shared materials relating to all of the apprenticeship programs as part of the event.