Shelton High students celebrated for work experience

The students in the Shelton High School work experience program were celebrated at a recent event at the school.

The goal of the program is to develop skills, attitudes and habits necessary to obtain and maintain employment. Students are provided with supervision and guidance to address the specific needs outlined in each student’s individualized education plan.

Students trained at 24 job sites

Training is delivered in school and at community work sites, which are supervised by job coaches. This year, there were 18 students training at 24 job sites.

Students honored at the recognition included: Michelle Amante, Ray Beardsley, Samantha Bekech, Ian Buckley, Tyler Camp, Dan Cataldo, Julie DeScheen, Andrew Faenza, Paul Harrington, Mackenzie Kelly, Patricia Mitola, Jaime Perreira, Rachel Riccio, William Silva, Breagh Snyder, Katelyn Snyder, Giancarlo Salemme and Wesley Taylor.

The following businesses were presented with certificates for their participation in the program: Barnum Engineering, Beta Shim, Blanchette Sporting Goods, Camissa’s Garage, Countryside Veterinarian, Curtiss-Ryan Honda, Game Stop, Hyatt House, J & B Auto Body, Life Designs, McDonalds, Mohegan School, Perry Hill School, Plumb Memorial Library, Professional Tire, Shelton Historical Society, Shelton Intermediate School, Shelton Senior Center, Shelton Technology Center, Spooner House, Stockbridge, Walmart, Wells Hollow Farm, Written Words.