Catawba Valley Community College partners with the North Carolina Department of Labor and the 6 manufacturers listed to the right for “Apprenticeship Catawba.” High school juniors who are interested in science, have good math skills, are problem solvers and who have a desire to get a jump start on their career should apply. The apprenticeship provides students an opportunity to learn while they earn in a hands on, high tech field. For more information, watch the Apprenticeship Catawba video or contact a Matt Wilkinson, Career Development Coordinator at Newton Conover High School.
About Julia Styers
Julia Styers is the Director of Secondary Education, Career and Technical Education, and Student Services for Newton-Conover City Schools. Julia began teaching math at Newton-Conover High School in 1983. She became Assistant Principal at N-CHS in 2004 and served as Principal of South Newton Elementary School from 2010 - 2015. She was N-CHS Teacher of the Year and the recipient of the Ben Craig Educator of the Year for Catawba County in 2003. She was the NCCS Principal of the Year in 2011 and 2014. Julia received her Bachelors of Science in Secondary Mathematics from Lenoir Rhyne College and her Masters of School Administration from Appalachian State University. She and her husband Mike are the proud parents of Brandon, Ashley, Julianne, Jason, and Jonathan and grandparents of Rylee, Nicholas, Wesson, and Beau.