Staff spotlight: Mechanic happy to jumpstart career with FCBDD

Man wearing sunglasses smiling and standing in front of a school bus.

Deshaun Washington couldn’t help but notice how often his neighbor seemed to be out helping people, lending a hand or offering guidance. And if he wasn’t helping someone, James Leonard likely was working. “He’s a good man,” Washington said of Leonard, the Transportation Director at the Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities. “A good, hardworking …

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West Central ‘virtual grads’ invited to 2023 commencement

Smiling student wearing graduation cap and gown

West Central School and Transition Services is inviting graduates from the past three years (2020, 2021, 2022) to join this year’s graduating class for an in-person ceremony and celebration. Commencement took place virtually for those three classes due to the pandemic. “We recognize what an important milestone graduation is and know that a formal ceremony …

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