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Students learn about maritime careers in Fort Lauderdale

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By Lucy Chabot Reed

About 30 high school students were introduced to the South Florida’s marine industry on Friday with a panel discussion of young marine industry professionals and a tour of Fort Lauderdale’s New River.

The students are participants in Junior Achievement of South Florida’s the Career Bound program to experience training in financial literacy, skill-building, and entrepreneurial values. The Marine Industries Association of South Florida organized the event, and the river tour was courtesy of Water Taxi.

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Lucy Chabot Reed is publisher and founding editor of The Triton.

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