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Aaron F. - Graduation Date
Aaron F.
Graduation Date
Alumni
Also went through Masonry and then Welding; now working for Shannon Staley and is well-liked there. Quiet and pleasant. Takes pride in spending quality time with his 4 children.
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Slim
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Alumni
He did twenty years in jail on and off, three years of solitary confinement. Came through core masonry program and then worked at Taktl for 1.5 years and came back to TIP welding class to get certifications, Then he pursued and landed a job in boilermaker’s union (around $25/hr.); Slim is a very determined, gritty, serious guy and would be a great story to hear.
Rob Wertz, Graduation Date – Alumni
Rob Wertz
Graduation Date
Alumni
Was incarcerated from a young age; went into Carpentry as an AIT with TIP; received all “excellents” during his mid way evaluation. smiley, young-loves TIP. Very intelligent young man with a positive outlook on his future.
Jamont N. Graduation Date – Alumni
Jamont N.
Graduation Date
Alumni
Worked as union laborer at Cost Construction. Left to go to work for Mariani Richards (also union). Been out working for several years. “Very fast talker”… is this a positive attribute and high energy…
Michaelynn H. Graduation Date – Alumni
Michaelynn H.
Graduation Date
Alumni
Came through program with flying colors. Continues to work with same company and she is beloved there. Nice, respectful, deliberate and driven. She is proud that she bought her first car (a jeep). She is a very caring person and became the foster parent to her niece and nephew following her sister’s illness.
Kayla, Graduation Date – Alumni
Kayla
Graduation Date
Alumni
She’s young but is (at a supervisor level) might be a stretch–quality control– at Thread, but she’s not super happy there. She recently bought her first car. She’s charming and would be good on camera.

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Shannon Staley & Sons
Shannon Staley & Sons
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The Heinz Endowments
The Heinz Endowments
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