18 Month – Batavia Program F • Job Development sponsored 4 students in this program – 2 Youth, 1 Adult and 1 DW. • The program started with 30 students, but only 12 completed! • BOCES officials stated that this program had more trials of any of their recent programs; births, deaths, and accidents. • They further stated that these students excelled in spite of the pitfalls and setbacks. • One of our students (Rebecca Athoe) could not even attend her graduation and revel in her success.
Melinda Osborn – Valedictorian reading the Graduate Journey speech