Jobs in skilled labor are on the rise, and as demand increases, students are more interested than ever in an occupation that will propel them towards their goals and provide excellent benefits.

The Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly breakfast on Thursday, May 11 and invited Jarrod Shadowen, Paducah Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Director, and Nathan Ruggles, Iron Workers Training Director, to discuss their programs and the benefits associated with an occupation in skilled labor.