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eks
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of
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we would stay an
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return to Reading. Here
th
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rga
tary School for the fourth
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Berks Catholic
parents would tra
er St. Margaret's I went to
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for a year. After this my
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venth grade.
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d I am currently in the ele
an
de
St. Margaret's I would be
gra
th
ten
d
an
th
Center. At first
go through nin
erg Career & Technology
nb
High School. Here I would
hle
Mu
ing
ad
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the
cided to take up
I would come to
changed my mind and de
I
t
This past year I decided
bu
m
gra
Pro
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pa
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here since I startthe Auto Body
ny things I have learned
ma
I decided to go there for
so
are
re
the
;
ion
cis
was the right de
Carpentry instead. This
trade of Carpentry.
future to help me in the
the
in
ful
use
be
ll
wi
t
tha
ed
first year stumany things the group of
so
are
re
the
s
nth
mo
of
couple
to know to go
While only being here a
safety rules that we need
the
of
all
is
d
rne
lea
we
s
d of an inch. At
of the first thing
down to the thirty-secon
y
wa
dents have learned. One
the
all
re
asu
me
to
to do the math
learned how
n before. Also being able
tha
out to work. After that we
ier
eas
e
om
bec
s
ha
it
greatly in just
t with practice
for me but I have improved
gle
first I struggled a little bu
ug
str
a
be
to
d
use
er
ne. The thing that
ing it on pap
r way to use the block pla
pe
in my head rather than do
pro
the
is
d
rne
lea
e
ll. Another thing
er thing I hav
it will make the blade du
e
els
a couple of months. Anoth
or
e
sid
its
on
laid
r bench project.
that it has to be
are currently using in ou
we
always sticks with me is
ich
wh
are
squ
on
ati
tool we use is
is the combin
of our pieces. The other
dth
that we have learned to use
wi
the
t
ou
lay
to
ge
on square can
e a marking gau
od because the combinati
wo
We are using this tool lik
the
of
gth
len
the
re
is some of what we
we use to measu
the measurements. This
a carpenter's rule which
do
to
hes
inc
of
t
ou
s
in the future.
before it run
with what I will plan to do
only go a certain distance
ble
ua
val
be
ll
wi
lls
ski
sure these
have learned so far and I'm
starting to figure
but this is the year I am
ue
vag
le
litt
a
l
stil
is
l
oo
h sch
Perhaps I will
What I plan to do after hig
something I desire to be.
in
jor
ma
d
an
e
leg
col
to
our Carpentry
rhaps I will go
it my career. Mr. Weber,
ke
out what my plans are. Pe
ma
d
an
y
ntr
pe
car
dy
it is investing for
continue to stu
us money right away but
ke
go to a trade school and
ma
t
no
ll
wi
w
no
rn
out of carpentry.
t what we lea
that we will make a living
lls
instructor, has a saying tha
ski
r
ou
ng
usi
ld
fie
a living but it
t there in the
ething that will make us
som
our future when we are ou
are
lls
ski
se
the
t
tha
ly time will tell
t me so far is
learning this trade, but on
on
What this trade has taugh
ue
tin
con
to
are
we
if
we must enjoy
er than carpenters.
must also be something
aspire to be something oth
or
ue
tin
con
we
if
d
an
what becomes of us
~ Felix Villa

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