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January 19, 2017 4th Cycle Fayette County YouthBuild Graduation

YouthBuild Graduation
Through funding from the U. S. Department of Labor, the Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board is supporting the YouthBuild program in Fayette County.

On January 19, 2017, the Fourth cycle of the Fayette County YouthBuild program had their graduation at the PA CareerLink Fayette County. There were approximately 40 family and friends of the eight graduates that came to show their support. All of the students completed the requirements for the program and six of the eight completed all four sections of their GED.  Each student received a certificate of completion and a portfolio which included all of their certifications and a copy of their resume. The students receive certifications in NCCER (The National Center for Construction Education and Research), OSHA 10 Construction Safety, CPR/First Aide, and certificates in different trainings like diversity and sexual violence. Each Student also received a certificate of Completion from PA Senator Pat Stefano.