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Adams County Workforce & Business Center


Meet Giselle

Workforce Challenge

Giselle is a senior at Thornton High School who recently suffered the death of her father and primary provider. Giselle was taking International Baccalaureate courses and wanted to achieve class valedictorian 2017. After her father’s death, she was unable to pay for those classes and was struggling to get to school because she didn’t have money for gas.

Workforce Solution

Giselle was referred to our program from a high school member. She completed the enrollment process for the WIOA youth program and is receiving assistance paying for her IB course fees to continue reaching her valedictorian goal. She is also receiving transportation assistance.

Outcomes & Benefits

Giselle will be graduating with honors in May 2017. She is planning on pursuing an Electrical Engineer degree to provide a better lifestyle for herself and her family.


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