Former Home Health Aide Turns To Manufacturing For Brighter Future

David Schepp

Altheha DrePaul is an example of the modern face of immigration in the U.S. Originally from Guyana, she came to America a decade ago and began working as a home health aide.

Like so many workers in recent years, however, she was laid off in 2006, revealing an uncertain future. Undeterred, DrePaul decided to return to school to further her education.