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Katherine Burch – CareerTech Skills Centers

Four-time felon Katherine Burch find success outside prison walls.

THEN: A drug addict, in and out of jail, eventually landing in a maximum security prison. The Skills Center staff at Mabel Bassett Correctional Center helped Katherine “clean up the wreckage of her past,” she says, providing her with

  • Certification in distribution and logistics technology
  • Confidence and skills for an interview
  • Computer fundamentals.
  • A skills portfolio.

NOW: Katherine uses her skills in the warehouse at Electro Enterprises in Oklahoma City, where she’s worked for two years. She has 18 college credit hours. She is rebuilding family relationships, has a car, and lives in a duplex. For the first time in a long time, Katherine loves her life.

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