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Champion of his trade

An interview with Industrial Millwright Mechanic Professor Richard Dupp

Richard is a professor with the Marshall School of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship at Mohawk's Stoney Creek campus. A champion of the skilled trades, Richard works tirelessly to advance skilled trades and apprenticeship training through his work with Skills Ontario and the College of Trades. He is a strong voice for change and modernization in the Millwright trade, advocating for changes that would ensure apprentices spend more time focusing on new technology developments within their trade. In the classroom, Richard is highly respected by his colleagues and students, working hard to make sure his students get the best education and experience possible. Richard is currently in Kazan, Russia where he is working with the Canadian competitors at the 2019 World Skills Competition and was recently awarded a Mohawk Award of Excellence.