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Northwest Arkansas Workforce Development Facilitates New Careers for Qualified Youth and Adults

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Remington McGuire
West Fork veterinarian tech trainee, Remington McGuire, a high school senior this year, comforts puppy, Blue.

The Workforce Division of the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District provides free comprehensive career guidance and facilitated hands on training to disadvantaged adults and youth across the nine-county region, under the federally funded Workforce Innovation Opportunities Act. Seventeen year-old Remington McGuire is a WIOA veternarian tech trainee who someday plans to open her own practice in Northwest Arkansas. 

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