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Cambridge Springs Holds Inmate Graduation

July 18, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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Guest Speaker Michael Outlaw, Community Liaison for City of Erie, addresses the graduates.

A family member hugs her inmate after graduationThe SCI Cambridge Springs 2019 inmate graduation ceremony was held on June 27. A total of 131 inmate graduates invited 82 family members to join them and institutional staff in the education building to celebrate their successful completion of academic (GED/CSD, Business Education) and/or vocational (Custodial Maintenance, Carpentry 1, Cosmetology, Restaurant Trades, Optical Assistant) certification programs. The speaker for the event was Michael Outlaw, community liaison for the City of Erie, who spoke about his own struggles through the criminal justice system and the role education played in his successful return to society.

The education department gave special thanks to the chaplaincy department, the community choir, the dietary department, uniformed security staff and everyone who helped make this celebration a success.

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