Chicopee students receive job training in Westover Job Corps partnership

In her senior year of high school, Nalaysha Dykes was pondering a career in nursing but she wasn’t sure if working in the medical field was something she would like. Meanwhile, Gino Guiel is certain he wants to be a professional chef but wasn’t sure how he would go about getting the training he needed. The two each got their answers while attending the Westover Job Corps under a new partnership between Chicopee Academy and the neighboring job training institution. Guiel was the first Chicopee Academy to sign up for the program when it began two years ago and finished his culinary arts certification in the summer. He liked it so much he returned this fall and started a second program in office administration.

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