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Minority, female workers complete bridges-related program to learn construction skills
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, July 10, 2014 4:01 AM EDT
Graduation day has come for the first class of a program created to give minority and female workers skills for a career in construction.
Those attending Wednesday's ceremony in Louisville are among 293 men and women who completed training for industry-recognized certifications and college credit.
Warren Whitlock of the Federal Highway Administration spoke at the ceremony, which was also attended by government, education and business leaders. Whitlock said the program offers graduates "skills and training for a lifetime of good jobs."