CONTACT: SHAWN PRESLEY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
Local woman graduates from UI Pre-Vocational Training Program
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- (Student name) of (hometown) is one of nine women who
recently graduated from the University of Iowa Pre-Vocational Training Program.
The UI Pre-Vocational Training Program offers women a free, 12-week program
designed to help them enter such skilled trades as construction, maintenance,
repair, technical and other non-traditional fields.
The program includes physical conditioning, safety training, technical mathematics
and career development. Students also participate in work experiences in the
maintenance and technical shops on the UI campus.
Women who complete the pre-vocational training typically go on to trade or
technical schools, enter apprenticeship programs or other entry-level employment.
The UI program is the only one of its kind in the country associated with
EDITOR: Receipt of this release indicates a graduate in your readership area
is among those who completed the University of Iowa Pre-Vocational Training
Program. Graduates are listed alphabetically, by hometown.
CEDAR RAPIDS: Sharon Keppy, Conterra Batie, Heather Brehm, Sara Joy Meadows,
LONE TREE: Carla Barnes
RIVERSIDE: Anna Frazier
WATKINS: Carolyn Becker
WILLIAMSBURG: Missty Imhoff