Posted on 8/3/2015 8:00 AM By Rich Savino
Every Spring, when the school system begins to gear up for High School Graduation, there is huge amount of celebration and announcements concerning the Senior Class. In the lead up to the ceremony, the local community publishes a list of Universities and Trade Schools that the graduates are going to attend in the fall. And although the school systems generally do a fine job in preparing children to move onto higher education, there is a segment of every class that is at a loss what to do after the diploma is handed to them.
Maybe they cannot afford the crushing cost of college tuition. Maybe sitting in a classroom and learning for four more years is just not something they aspire to. Maybe they lack direction because there is no one there to steer them. One of the worst things that can happen is that they end up making poor choices or do nothing.
Realizing that there is a need to give these young adults some direction, and combining it with the statistic that over 400,000 jobs in t ...