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by Sarah Johnson, Hickory Daily Record 

Apprentices Jamarius Wallace and Matthew Welch with Sarstedt sort clothing during apprenticeship appreciation week with Apprenticeship Catawba program. Photo by Robert C. Reed, Hickory Daily Record

Apprenticeship Catawba students spent the morning of Nov. 19 filling white trash bags with old clothes donated to Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry to be repurposed.

The students chose to celebrate National Apprenticeship Appreciation Week by volunteering in the community, Apprenticeship Coordinator Kimberly Propst said.

Apprenticeship Catawba is a four-year program that pays for students to get an associate degree in applied science in mechatronics engineering technology or computer integrated machining technology from Catawba Valley Community College. At the same time, students also get hands-on work experience through local companies, like Pöppelmann Plastics and Sarstedt...

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