Participants in the E3 Internship and Apprenticeship Program celebrated signing day this morning at Batesville High School (BHS).
E3 stands for Experience, Exposure and Excellence, and it is a program in partnership with the National Apprenticeship Training Foundation (NATF).
Eight BHS students have signed up for the work-based apprenticeships and internships with local employers.
Local partners include LaCroix Precision Optics, Flowers Bakery, Citizens Bank, Wade’s Heating Cooling & Electric, Intimidator/Bad Dawg Accessories, Main Street Batesville, and Atlas Asphalt.
Participating students (and their respective employers) are top row, from left: Riley Florczak (Flowers Bakery), Cody Tosh (Citizens Bank), Kadar Floyd (Atlas Asphalt), Jason Cooper (Wade’s), Clayton Roberson (LaCroix Precision Optics), Colby Hoggard (Intimidator/Bad Dawg Accessories), Aubry Shell (Main St. Batesville), and bottom row, from left: Jacalyn King (Citizens Bank), BHS Career Coach and Internship Coordinator Laura Howard, and Amber Stanfield (Main St. Batesville).