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– Several Cleveland County residents who took part in a unique collaborative partnership based at Gardner-Webb University were honored during a graduation ceremony on June 1 in Tucker Student Center. Seven 2015-2016 Project SEARCH participants earned certificates of completion for their involvement in the high school to workplace transition program. Established as a partnership between business, education, and vocational rehabilitation, Project SEARCH provides on-site internship experiences for youth with disabilities.
Andy McLeod Jr., Brandon Goins, Brian Spriggs, Christopher Jordan, Cleveland County Schools, Cleveland Vocational Industries, Gardner-Webb University, Kala Cole, North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation, Olivia Ledger, Parners Behavioral Health Management, Project SEARCH, Samuel Falls, Thomas J. Stroud II
Office of University Communications, "Collaborative Community Partnership Helps Prepare Disabled Students for the Workplace" (2016). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 865.