Program helps students with special needs transition from classroom to workplace



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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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