Petal Construction Technology Students Selected for Paid Internship

Pictured are Cody Brumbaugh and Ethan Newsome with Earnest Burton.

Following an interview process in April, Petal High School students Cody Brumbaugh and Ethan Newsome began a paid internship with Southeastern Construction in Hattiesburg on June 3. Their first day on the job was followed by a parent night hosted by the company, where Patrick Ward, Keith Ulmer and Earnest Burton spoke with parents and students about the opportunities, expectations, and goals of the summer internship.


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