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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Lake Wales Medical Center Offers Job Training Internships for Students with Disabilities

 

Last updated 8/28/2019 at 1:42pm

Chevon Baccus

Project SEARCH Instructor Vincent Harris, left, and Jobs Coach Crystal Wooden, right, pose with the five Lake Wales Medical Center interns

Vincent Harris struggled in high school and took 10 years to earn his bachelor's degree. His own experience makes him even more committed to helping adult students with disabilities find meaningful employment after their nine-month internships at Lake Wales Medical Center.

As the Project SEARCH instructor, Harris shared his passion at a gathering Aug. 28 to kick off the program for students with disabilities, ages 18-22. The five students – four from Lake Wales High School and one from Victory Ridge Academy – began the program Aug. 12 with classroom instruction, followed by on-the-job e...



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