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Chris Voss is a Willmar Senior High School student who also works at Walt's Car Wash as part of the work experience program. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Work experience program helps launch students into life


WILLMAR -- Willmar Senior High student Chris Voss watches a big white pickup truck slowly move through the car wash at Walt's of Willmar, and he picks up a fresh towel.

As the pickup rolls slowly off the line, Voss, 21, and a co-worker put on their smiles and get to work, wiping the last drops of moisture off the truck, taking an extra swipe at the shiny chrome bumper.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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