NOTE: This post was written by Charles Vine (Northcentral Construction Corporation.), who completed the ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship program at Moraine Park Technical College in spring 2016.
“The trades are for people that are not smart enough to go to college.”
This was a phrase I heard numerous times throughout high school and continue to hear. Looking back on my four years at MPTC, partnered with Associated Builders and Contractors, I still laugh at that statement.