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Decorah iowa job shadow student

When Keaton enrolled in his high school’s work experience course, he got more than the two credit hours he bargained for. He discovered a profession that is the perfect fit for his talents and interests.

The Decorah High School student began job shadowing at Black Hills Energy this fall to learn about careers in gas operations. After observing Black Hills Energy technicians in the field, Keaton began to research skilled trades and realized he connected with the hands-on application these positions provide.

Throughout the semester, Keaton learned valuable operations terminology, enjoyed meeting professionals in the industry, and now has a greater understanding of how important the gas operations role is to his community.

Keaton plans to enroll in the gas operations program at Marshalltown Community College next fall.

Thanks for spending some time with our team, Keaton. We’re rooting for you!

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