Whaling Museum apprentice program awarded national honor

THE NEW BEDFORD Whaling Museum’s high school apprenticeship program was named a 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award - one of 12 organizations honored across the nation. / PHOTO COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM
THE NEW BEDFORD Whaling Museum’s high school apprenticeship program was named a 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award - one of 12 organizations honored across the nation. / PHOTO COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM
NEW BEDFORD – One of 12 organizations recognized from across the nation, on Thursday the New Bedford Whaling Museum's high school apprenticeship program was named a 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award recipient. Thirty percent of New Bedford's population, according to the museum, does not have a high school diploma. The seven-year-old apprenticeship program…

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