The Maritime Logistics Education Task Force honored students on Thursday night for the completion of their 2014 internships.
These students participated in a 10-week program for more than 200 hours, gaining real-life exposure to the international shipping industry.
Fourteen companies opened their doors to these students to provide hands on insight to the various processes needed to move cargo.
"It was really good, I learned a lot of things," said student Christopher Robinson. "I learned about the real world. I learned that it's not easy. You know when you see made in China, it's a lot of things that go through made in China, you have to get it to a constant need, shippers, steamship line, make sure it's on time. I learned all that. I really appreciate it."
Juniors and seniors from Groves, Jenkins, Johnson and Woodville-Tompkins high schools participate in this year's programs.
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