The Escambia County Corrections Department proudly recognized six IN2WORK graduates with a ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Escambia County Jail, celebrating their dedication to achieving educational goals.
The IN2WORK program offers job skills training to inmates in more than 75 facilities across the country, providing participants with hands-on training and certification that prepares them for jobs in the culinary and retail management industries.
Christopher Atkins,Demontra Jackson, Edward Nelson, Logan Nall, Brandon Covington and Michael Jackson earned their IN2WORK certificate through the program while incarcerated.
At the ceremony, Escambia County Jail Commander and Chief of Corrections William Powell commended the graduates for their accomplishment and encouraged them to work toward their goals.
Chief of Corrections William Powell, Logan Nall, Demontra Jackson, Food Services Director Leslie Hall, Edward Nelson, Christopher Atkins and Commander Greg Nash at the IN2WORK graduation ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Escambia County Jail.
Other ceremony attendees included Commander Scott Nash, Chaplain Willie Leggett, Chaplain Reginald Benjamin and Food Services Director Leslie Hall, along with graduates' family members.
Chief of Corrections William Powell speaks to IN2WORK graduates during a ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Escambia County Jail.
Chaplain Willie Leggett speaks with recent IN2WORK graduates at the graduation ceremony Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Escambia County Jail.