Benson High hopes to lure students with electrician program, 2 other career academies
Benson High School industrial technology teacher Andrew Ristow talks about the school's electrician training program, the first of three career academies planned by the school. He is standing in Benson's shop facility, complete with wiring training stations.
Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 12:46 am, Tue Sep 16, 2014.
Next summer, students taking electrical classes at Omaha Benson High School could be eligible for $11-an-hour internships with a local trade union.
By January, students in a small-business academy could be whipping up lattes at the Mastercraft building in north downtown — and taking inventory, balancing the books and ordering supplies for the student-run coffee shop.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 12:46 am.