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Janet Terry | 2016 Governor’s Achievement Award Winner

In 2012, when Janet Terry stepped into the PA CareerLink in Pittsburgh, she brought with her an extensive criminal background and a history of substance abuse dating back to when she was just 16. Through the PA CareerLink, Janet connected with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), where her vocational rehabilitation counselor assisted Janet with enrolling in the Community College of Allegheny County’s Modern Office Systems Training (MOST) program.


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