FOX 13: Students Encouraged to Fill Shortage of Construction Workers

He’s a leader in downtown Tampa’s redevelopment and Tuesday, Lightning owner Jeff Vinik told 700 Hillsborough County Public School students he needs their help to continue his mission.

“We are facing a severe shortage of skilled construction workers here,” he said.

Vinik and 40 Bay area businesses packed into Amalie Arena for a field trip for kids interested in skilled trade careers, specifically in the construction industry.

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