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Feb 22, 2024

Be Pro Be Proud NC stops at Montgomery Central Middle School

Taking care of business learning about the skilled tradesWorking 9-5 at a skill reaps benefitsWest Middle School Wolverines got to explore the Be Pro Be Proud NC mobile workshop recently. They are learning about the different careers in CTE and the differ...

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Feb 8, 2024

And a word from one of our Partners

Carolina CAT: Building the Construction Trades from the Ground Up

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Jan 24, 2024

HP Chromebook Laptop Winner chosen

🎉 Exciting News! 🎉We are thrilled to announce that Trent Nichols, a senior at Jimmy C Draughn High School in Valdese, NC, is the lucky winner of the HP Chromebook Laptop in our "Join the Movement" giveaway! 🌟 He was presented with the laptop and...

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Oct 16, 2023

Exploring Future Career Paths in Richmond Co

ROCKINGHAM — Over 700 students in Richmond County Schools this week will have a chance to exit the classroom and enter into virtual reality. The Be Pro Be Proud bus delivers a mobile experience full of tools and resources to help students explore an...

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Sep 14, 2023

Polk Co. students enjoy opportunity to experience workforce simulators

https://www.tryondailybulletin.com/2023/09/11/polk-students-enjoy-opportunity-to-experience-workforce-simulator/

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Sep 11, 2023

Elkin City Schools students explore trades with Be Pro Be Proud NC

On Aug. 28-31, the Be Pro Be Proud mobile workshop tractor trailer brought real life experiences to Elkin City Schools. Students and staff were able to test their skills in various professional stations such as driving a tractor trailer, welding, operatin...

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May 17, 2023

Celebration of Construction on the National Mall in DC

Equipment manufacturers, technology companies and construction industry organizations took over the National Mall from Sunday, May 14 – Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Exhibits focusing on workforce development, worker safety, sustainable...

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Apr 27, 2023

The Be Pro Be Proud initiative comes to Dare’s COA campus

The Be Pro Be Proud initiative comes to Dare’s COA campus

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Feb 20, 2023

Lenoir Co. Students get hands on experience learning about trade careers.

Lenoir Co Students get hands on experience learning about trade careers.KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — From construction to operating heavy equipment and commercial truck driving, students were able to get hands-on experience Tuesday on the Be Pro Be Proud...

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Feb 9, 2023

Construction Job Openings Increase 5% in December

Uptick for Construction Job Openings in DecemberThe count of open, unfilled jobs for the overall economy increased in December, rising to 11 million, the highest level since July. This was a surprise rise, as noted by many analysts, particularly given a g...

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Jan 17, 2023

Unique Solution to Encourage Kids to Join the Skilled Trades Industry

Perception of the building industry is important to the overall health of the industry. What if young people were taught that the trades can offer a great salary? That they’re cutting-edge, exciting, and cool? Our guest, Tim Minton talks about how t...

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Jan 12, 2023

Be Pro Be Proud NC allows students to explore skilled trades

Middle and high school students across Buncombe County Schools are experiencing life as skilled professionals as part of a unique, hands-on Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. Be Pro Be Proud NC has brought its Mobile Workshop to several schools...

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