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Women in Construction Week: Highlights of Students and Alumni in Construction

Two (NMUSD) students and alumni are breaking barriers and preparing for their future careers in construction related fields thanks to the offered as one of 19 (CTE) pathways in . Lucia Corvera graduated from in 2019 and completed the construction technology pre-apprentice course at . After graduation, she was hired by The Raymond Group as an apprentice and continues to train through the Southwest Carpenters Union apprenticeship program. Kimberly Camacho-Pacheco is a current student at and is completing her third year of the program. She is building relationships within the construction industry thanks to her many CTE mentors and looks forward to a career in the construction field upon graduation. “Less than 11 percent of the construction workforce are women,” said NMUSD Coordinator of Career Counseling Lisa Snowden. “We are extremely proud of our students entering the construction industry, equipped with the skills and knowledge to be successful as high-wage earners immediately upon graduation,” she said. NMUSD has more than 2,400 students participating in CTE programs. Visit the website to learn more
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