MILWAUKEE — Inside the workshop at Bradley Tech High School, students are usually hard at work on various projects.

The room is led by Addo Williams, a Tech graduate and carpenter of more than 30 years.

“One thing about the trades is no matter what’s going on in the economy, you’re always going to need trade guys,” Williams said.

Williams went from Tech High School and into the workforce. He knows first-hand that the four-year college route may not be for all of his students.

“As time and technology progressed, you see all of this innovation,” said Jonathan McCauley, a student.

McCauley wants to weld. His classmate, Javier Juarez, wants to be an electrician.

Thursday, the pair was a part of a group fo 30 people who toured the historic Eagle Knit building in Walker’s Point.

It was a tour with purpose…

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