Apprenticeship Randolph named US D.O.L. Apprenticeship Ambassador

Megan Crotty, Writer/Editor, RCC Apprenticeship Randolph named Apprenticeship Ambassador ASHEBORO (July 26, 2022) — Apprenticeship Randolph was recently recognized as an Apprenticeship Ambassador by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship (OA) as a part of its Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative. “We are thrilled to be selected as one of 207 entities across the nation […]

A World of Possibilities: Apprenticeship Randolph

Apprentice at Randolph Community College

Name: Jerry Mize College: Randolph Community College  High School: Providence Grove High School, Class of 2020  Hometown: Liberty, N.C. Age: 19 Company: Energizer, Asheboro, N.C. Job Role: First-Year Apprentice Through Apprenticeship Randolph, Jerry Mize is getting a headstart on a successful career in machining while earning his college degree at no cost. Jerry is a […]

Training the Next Generation of Managers: Apprenticeship Randolph

Dean Lail started Sapona Plastics in 2004 after a long career working in his father’s plastics company and the textile industry. The company manufactures cable connection boxes, brushes, cleaning products, tubes, and buckets, and employs 130 people, three of which are youth apprentices with Apprenticeship Randolph. As manufacturing in the United States continues to face […]

Boosting Skilled Employee Retention Rates with Apprenticeship

A high employee turnover rate is costly for any company, and employee retention is a key goal for nearly every manager. Chirs Harrington, Director of Operations at Elastic Therapy, Inc. in Asheboro, N.C., has found a model to not only reduce turnover, but also ensure a steady flow of skilled workers. The company has been […]

Apprentice Learns What “Feeding America” Takes, Plus So Much More

So far, his experience at Post Consumer Brands has been invaluable. In addition to receiving hands-on experience, a paycheck, and free college classes that directly relate to what he’s learning in the plant, Keshon has developed a variety of life skills. “The learning goes beyond the job and into other areas of life; you are always learning something new and improving.” Click the title to continue reading…

Randleman High School Student Avoids Student Loan Debt Through Apprenticeship

Brandon Hill

“I was always interested in working in electronics,” he said. “I took a lot of the electronics classes, as well as other pinnacle classes available at my high school.” Now, Brandon is not only receiving college-level education, but he’s also preparing for a career through hands-on experience. Click the title to continue reading…