Program helps students with special needs transition from classroom to workplace

Hunter Murray works at WellSpan’s Gettysburg hospital.

“I clean bathrooms, do trash runs, help other people if they need it," he said.

He started just a few months ago as an intern, through the Lincoln Intermediate Unit’s Project SEARCH program.

Now, he’s a full-time employee.

“He’s been doing phenomenal," said Ashley Sanders, a patient services supervisor at WellSpan Gettysburg. "We’ve been watching him grow and he’s doing a great job.”

The program gives students with special needs a chance to rotate through different jobs in the WellSpan network, providing real workplace experience that teaches them life skills.

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