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VIDEO RELEASE–The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding Celebrates 100 Years of Craftsmanship, Scholarship and Leadership

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Apprentice School at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division celebrated its 100-year anniversary on Monday.

The company held a ceremony to mark the day–July 1, 1919–when the school was established. During the event, a historical highway marker was unveiled, and tools, textbooks, commemorative coins and other items were placed in a time capsule. The alumni room also was dedicated in honor of Danny Hunley, an Apprentice School graduate and retired vice president who was instrumental in getting the new school building built in downtown Newport News in 2013.

The school is celebrating its centennial with special events throughout the year and has received special proclamations from the Commonwealth of Virgin...

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