Twelve Students Participate in "Project Search" Graduation
Twelve students from Huntsville City Schools are ready to take on a new career after graduating from Project Search. The program provides real-life work experience, classroom instruction, career exploration, and job training skills through specially designed internships. Eligible students attend the program for their senior year of high school with a focus on a business environment that includes team building, workplace safety, technology, presentation skills and money management.
Project Search is a nationally recognized program for high schools students designed to assist with the transition from school to work for individuals with disabilities. The program is a partnership between Huntsville City Schools, Huntsville Hospital, The Arc of Madison County, and the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services.
Graduation Ceremonies were held today at Huntsville Hospital’s Corporate University Building, with diplomas presented by Huntsville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Akin and the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services. The twelve graduates from the Class of 2017 are: Laura Breaux, Andrea Carr, Anna Chilton, Obidinma Edbujo, Anna Giardini, Marcus Hollis, Dominique Jordan, Stormy Lasseter, Alyssa Leahy, Elizabeth Scruggs, Sterling Webber, and Noah Wright.