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Kennesaw Mountain High's Teacher Of The Year Is A Proud Advocate For The Skilled Trades

Jeremy Whitaker was recently named Kennesaw Mountain High School's Teacher of the Year, and it's no question why once you get to speak with him. His passion for introducing the construction industry to students shines through. This video is just a snippet of what makes Whitaker a wonderful advocate for the skilled trades in Georgia.

We recently profiled Whitaker’s first ever Career Signing Day event at his school, where a dozen graduating seniors signed to enter trade school, become apprentices, or to go directly into the workforce within the skilled trades.

Parrish Walton

Parrish Walton is a communications specialist with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). He is the primary author of the Georgia@Work blog, which aims to educate Georgia citizens on all of the great things done by the Workforce Division within GDEcD. Parrish is a proud product of the public school system of... more