Ten new students graduate from “Project Search”

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Huntsville, Ala.- Congratulations to the ten students from Huntsville City Schools who are ready to take on a new career after graduating from Project Search.

Project Search is a program that provides real-life work experiences, classroom instruction, career exploration, and job training skills through designed internships.

Eligible students can attend the program for their senior year of high school with a focus on a business environment which includes team building, technology, workplace safety, money management and presentation skills.

Project Search is a nationally recognized program for high school students specifically designed to assist with the transition from school to work for individuals with disabilities.

The ten graduates from the Class of 2016 are: Jacob Albright, Demetrius Blackburn, Laurren Broadnax, Tristan Cranford, Adesha Flemings, London Ford, Michael Henderson, Amperia Nance, Eric Neely, and Aaliyah Vongsaphay.

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 Superintendent, Dr. Casey Wardynski, and Nick Conway with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services.