Thirteen Columbia County high school juniors successfully completed the 2019 Junior Career Institute on January 25. The Junior Career Institute is a workforce/education program of CEDC in partnership with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and Columbia-Greene Community College. Over 50 family members, CEDC board members, and program guest speakers were in attendance, including C-GCC President Dr. Carlee Drummer who served as graduation keynote. This Spring, all graduates will be paired with local businesses for a 6-week paid internship.
Receiving Certificates of Completion:
- Sonam Verma, Chatham
- Emma Flandreau, Germantown
- Asher Wolff, Germantown
- Abida Begum, Hudson
- Michael Green, Hudson
- Hannah Konow, Hudson
- Ahmed Mufti, Hudson
- Danaya Oliver-Ragland, Hudson
- Madison Schermerhorn, Ichabod Crane
- Leia Herrington, Ichabod Crane
- Shane Ringwood, Ichabod Crane
- Brooke Dandridge, Ichabod Crane
- Xavier Gomez, Ichabod Crane
The 2019 program was supported by a grant from Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s Columbia County Fund. For more information contact CEDC Marketing Director Carol Wilber at 518.828.4718.