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Richmond/Burke Job Training Authority

Meet Meghan

Workforce Challenge

Meghan was facing various challenges in her life and dropped out of high school. She began working with her Richmond/Burke Job Training Authority Career Advisor to apply for the Youth Challenge Academy.

Workforce Solution

Richmond/Burke Job Training Authority assisted Meghan with financial assistance for clothing and fees to attend the Youth Challenge Academy, where she enrolled in September 2010. Her Career Advisor provided coaching, mentorship and guidance to help Meghan overcome obstacles during the training at the Academy and complete her GED.

Outcomes & Benefits

Meghan graduated with honors on March 5, 2011. Some of her accomplishments included obtaining her GED Certificate, earning the highest score in reading, and receiving a Silver Face Award, a Lockheed Martin Scholarship for $1000, and earning Red Cross CPR Certification. Congratulations, Meghan!

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