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The Apprentice School's Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony
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Newport News Shipbuilding hosted commencement exercises for 157 graduates of The Apprentice School on Feb. 23. The event marked an important milestone for the school, which opened in 1919 and is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year. Former Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden gave the commencement address and shared the following message with the new graduates, “No matter where life takes you from here, know this: As of today, you are a master of your craft, a shipbuilder, and a leader. And no one can ever take these achievements away.”

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