Cape Tech Girls in Construction Program Attend State Conference

"Massachusetts Girls in the Trades" Conference
Cape Tech girls in the Construction Cluster recently attended a state convention for "Massachusetts Girls in Trades" in Dorchester. CCTech photo.

Cape Cod Tech girls from the school's Construction Cluster (Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing) attended the Massachusetts Girls in Trades Conference and Career Fair held at the IBEW Local 103 in Dorchester. Students attended an opening session at which various representatives from the construction trades spoke, including Twamya Lawson, a Journeyperson from the Operating Engineers Local 4. Students also attended a workshop on becoming a union tradeswoman and attended a career fair with over 50 booths offering information on the construction trades, state and education organizations, trade unions and employment opportunities. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on