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Congratulations Project SEARCH Graduates!

Posted on July 1, 2015 by in The OFI Blog

Back row left to right: Sergeo Neal, Tony Scott, Nathan Taylor, Donnell Banks, Acting Secretary Al Horvath, Dovontay Taylor, Jay Cromwell, DaQuan Proctor, John Bogasky Front row left to right: Ava Thurman, Chanel Davis, Heather Weiss, Tania Peterman

Back row left to right: Sergeo Neal, Tony Scott, Nathan Taylor, Donnell Banks, Acting Secretary Al Horvath, Dovontay Taylor, Jay Cromwell, DaQuan Proctor, John Bogasky
Front row left to right: Ava Thurman, Chanel Davis, Heather Weiss, Tania Peterman

On Friday June 12, 2015, twelve Project Search Smithsonian Institution (PSSI) interns graduated from the Project SEARCH program. Acting Secretary Al Horvath was present at the graduation as well as the many family members and mentors of the interns. This marks the second consecutive year of Project SEARCH at the Smithsonian Institution.

Project Search Smithsonian Institution (PSSI) is an initiative geared toward young adults with developmental disabilities. The program offers three 10-week internships at the Smithsonian Institution with the aim of giving program participants valuable working world experience.

You can read more about PSSI here.