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8th Grade Construction Expo
In 2005, the Alliance for Construction Excellence decided to show 8th grade students what the trades are all about. That was the beginning of the 8th Grade Construction Industry Expo. Over two days, more than 500 eighth grade students from Dubuque-area schools spend two hours learning about construction careers and use the tools of the trades in hands-on demonstrations presented by union employers and apprenticeship programs. The event is held annually in the fall.
Construction Industry Career Expo, Telegraph Herald, October 8, 2009
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