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Kedar Swain

At 18 years old, with no college debt building up and earning while he learns with great benefits to support himself, Swain says he’s very happy with his decision and has “a good thing going on here” for his future. ⠀

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Lashaunta Santos

Now a 16-year member of Local 327, Lashaunta says she wouldn’t change a thing. She loves her trade so much that she got a tattoo to mark her 10-year anniversary in the Carpenters union.

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Deb Cronin

When Deb Cronin turned 50 years old, she signed up and was accepted as an apprentice in the Carpenters union. She’s now a third-year apprentice in Carpenters Local 328 and is a firm believer in working hard to make your dreams come true – whatever your age!

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Catherine Pena

Pena joined the Carpenters union when she was 21. Earning a good wage as an apprentice made it possible for her to buy her first home when she was a 2nd year but she says it didn’t come without hard work and dedication to the trade.

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Angie Risso

After working in the same role for 18 years, Angie explored the Building Pathways program and at the age at 35, she signed up and was accepted as an apprentice in the Carpenters union.

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Annisha Simpson

Annisha Simpson is a 3rd year apprentice in Local 328. She’s working for New England Finish Systems, and at night she is working towards earning an associate’s degree in Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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Jackie McGurn

Jackie McGurn took some career advice from her father and brother who are both union carpenters, and hasn’t looked back since!

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Dwayne McClary

Dwayne McClary has been a union carpenter for over 16 years. He was recently hired as a full-time instructor by the NASCTF specializing in interior systems at the Rochester Training Center.

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