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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Adams County WBC

Meet Gerald

Workforce Challenge

Gerald was laid off from an assembly job in January 2013. He decided he needed a more stable career and was seeking financial assistance for tuition to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Workforce Solution

Gerald came into the Adams County Workforce & Business Center in November 2013 for tuition assistance. The Workforce Center provided a Workforce Investment Act scholarship to assist Gerald with his final year of training.

Outcomes & Benefits

Gerald obtained his Bachelor of Science in Nursing in May 2014. Wth the assistance of the Adams County Workforce & Business Center, Gerald obtained employment as a registered nurse in November 2014 and now has a better income than he had as an assembler and he has more job security.

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