Students awarded cash as Youth Work in Trades incentive

Three Williams Lake youth were the recent recipients of $1,000 cash after successfully completing the Youth Work in Trades program through School District 27.

Gwen Rohls was the recipient of a cash award by completing the program as a baker apprentice at Taylor Made Cakes and Sweets in Williams Lake. She achieved this by completing over 900 hours of work while attending secondary school.

Jaxon Passeri received a cash award after completing the program as an arborist apprentice for Kylar Tree Professionals. He now works for Peka Enterprises Ltd., and completed over 900 hours of work while also attending secondary school.