Neil Perry named 2023 recipient of ‘John Gaal Legacy Award’


ST. LOUIS – Neil Perry (second from right) was recently awarded the Missouri Apprenticeship John Gaal Legacy Award during National Apprenticeship Week 2023, hosted by the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development. Perry served as the Missouri State Director with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Missouri Office of Apprenticeship team for 22 years. His roles and contributions during his leadership led Missouri to second place in the nation. Congratulating Perry on his award are (from left) Missouri State Office of Apprenticeship Representative Trace Laughery, U.S. Department of Labor Representative for Missouri Wade Johnson, (Perry) and Dr. John Gall, director for the Missouri AFL-CIO’s Missouri Works Initiative’s Worker Wellness Program and the 2021 inaugural recipient of the award. – photo courtesy of Dr. John Gaal



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