WRTP Big Step celebrated graduation for Leonardo DRS training

July 25, 2019

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership (WRTP)/BIG STEP students have completed the required courses for Leonardo DRS employment. The will go immediately into a hands-on training program at Leonardo DRS to begin a permanent position after all requirements have been completed. Nine people were trained in Entry Level Manufacturing Skills (ELMS) in this class and hired immediately by Leonardo DRS Technologies. The training was developed with Leonardo DRS in partnership with WRTP/BIG STEP. Leonardo DRS is a military defense contractor that produces electrical systems and products.

Pictured at the graduation ceremony are (back row from left) Manufacturing Industry Coordinator Joe Nicosia, Rashad Griffin, Michael Paige, class instructor Rick Schabowski, Javeon Buford, Donovan Freeman, Otis Dunning; (front row from left) Roy Fortune; Victory Jackson; Victoria Jackson; and Steve Koehler.