Shell Canada contributes $14,000 for shop upgrades at DCSS as part of Project Shop Class

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By , December 12, 2014
Dawson Creek Mayor Dale Bumstead; MLA Peace River South Mike Bernier;  Shell Canada representative Bryant Bird; Trade Plus Consultant Matthew Stevenson, and Senior Project Manager BC Construction Association North, Gregg Drury visited DCSS Central campus on Friday, December 5th to present a cheque for $14,000 to shop teacher Glenn Roszmann.

Dawson Creek Mayor Dale Bumstead; MLA Peace River South Mike Bernier; Shell Canada representative Bryant Bird; Trade Plus Consultant Matthew Stevenson, and Senior Project Manager BC Construction Association North, Gregg Drury visited DCSS Central campus on Friday, December 5th to present a cheque for $14,000 to shop teacher Glenn Roszmann.

Project Shop Class is the inaugural fundraising campaign of the Construction Foundation of BC, which aims to encourage British Columbians to develop practical skills and to encourage students to pursue careers in the skilled trades. SD 59 high schools have received a total of $24,000 through this initiative to date.

Following the presentation grade 8 students attended information sessions about:

  • Ministry of Education Work Experience courses
  • Dual credit programs
  • Secondary School Apprenticeship program
  • STEP program
  • The university path
  • Skilled trades and technical careers in our region.

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