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Ketchikan teen turns to new shipyard job training for inspiriation

Spirit Of Youth
Emily Files/KRBD

   Kaila Del Rosario may have found her calling at Ketchikan's Vigor shipyard, which has recently started offering job training to teens.

   The Ketchikan High School student had a rough start her freshman year, but after enrolling in a welding class she discovered she had a spark for hands-on work.

   “I’m actually proud of myself for the first time that I got myself out of that life that I used to do...and into something I’m actually passionate about," Del Rosario said in a recent KRBD news story.

   Emily Files with KRBD has more on how this teen overcame challenges and achieved unexpected personal success. Listen to the full story here


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