How the IBEW Union Apprenticeship Saved My Life

by Cory McCray

As I anticipate my upcoming 29th Birthday, I realized how a decade can change a person’s life so drastically. I find it a privilege to give thanks to God for providing me with family, community, and most of all the IBEW Local 24 for being an instrumental tool in directing me in my path.

As I reminisce about my trials and tribulations as a young adult, I give honor to those who helped me to overcome my adolescent growing pains we call learning curves. Those growing pains are what I focus on in my decision making skills today. Also, the experience I have received from being associated with the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 24 was able to give me a clear foundation and structure to move further in the right direction.


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