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Cape Fear Workforce Investment Board

Meet James

Workforce Challenge

James entered the WIA-funded YWCA Focus Program when he was fourteen and a freshman in high school. Even at that age, he planned to become a licensed barber after high school.

Workforce Solution

After working during the summers and completing high school, James enrolled at Regency Academy in Spring Lake to begin training as a barber. Once he'd finalized his school schedule, James applied for part time work at Pizza Hut and has been employed for over a year.

Outcomes & Benefits

James has his mind on becoming successful, and by following his plan he is well on his way. Congratulations, James!

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