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Youth Apprenticeship Success Stories 

Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships at TTC prepare rising high school juniors, seniors and graduating seniors for rewarding careers in a variety of fields.

Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeship Program

Youth Apprenticeship Success Stories 

Apprentice Caitlyn Johnson

“There’s nothing better than watching patients leave the hospital healthy and well. And they give you hugs!

- Caitlyn Johnson, Apprenticeship Pathway: CNA to Pre-Nursing

Caitlyn's Story >


Byrone has worked in virtually every Wild Dunes restaurant.

On left, Byrone Porcher, Apprenticeship Pathway: Culinary Arts

Byrone's Story >




At Boeing, Joshua is supporting 777X Horizontal Build Line Wing Assembly NC Programming.

On left, Joshua Carpenter, Apprenticeship Pathway: PLTW Engineering Technician

Joshua's Story >


Marquel came into his own intellectually, academically, personally and professionally over the course of the two-year apprenticeship.

On left, Marquel Rolack-Smalls, Apprenticeship Pathway: Machine Tool Technology

Marquel's Story >



Nathan worked with his on-the-job mentor learning how to monitor network activity for suspicious behavior.

On left, Nathan Farmer, Apprenticeship Pathway: Cybersecurity

Nathan's Story >

Contact Info

To Become an Apprentice

Division of Community Partnerships and School Initiatives
Thornley Campus
Bldg. 910

Melissa Stowasser
Assistant VP, Community Partnerships

Tanisha Seraphin
School and Community Initiatives Dean

Rob Wiggins
Community Partnerships Program Manager

Ellen Kaufman
Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator

Ashley Hampton
Youth Apprenticeship Support Specialist


To Become an Employer Partner

Division of Apprenticeships and Employer Partnerships
Thornley Campus
Bldg. 910, Rm. 216

Mitchell Harp
Dean of Apprenticeship Programs

Yvonne Brown
Consultant - Apprenticeships/Employer Partnerships