Individual gains skills for great job after incarceration.

Raymond stands with Turina Bakken, Provost of Madison College, in front of a Madison College logo background.Raymond attended the Carpentry Techniques Academy to gain new skills that would boost his career opportunities after his release from incarceration.

“I took a carpentry class years ago and maintained an interest in it all these years. Whatever route I choose to take, I know I will be successful in large because of the extra skills I obtained in this training.”

In July 2022, Raymond celebrated his graduation from the Academy and was chosen to speak at the celebration. He also obtained employment with Brunsell.

“I would like to especially thank the staff from Madison College, the Department of Corrections and most of all, my instructors [and] WorkSmart.”