The Alexandria Probation and Parole Office and GEO Reentry Services hosted a graduation ceremony for participants.
GEO Reentry Program Manager Quintell Turner says Deon Thomas was the first to enroll and complete the program.
Deon Thomas says he is honored to be the first graduate of the GEO Reentry Program.
“It feels pretty good. I’ve graduated once before from high school. It feels better to experience it again.”
The GEO Reentry staff is proud to help Deon prepare for life after probation.
Quintell Turner says, “We just worked with him on social skills. He was able to get employment, but he had struggles maintaining employment because of his personality and he didn’t like being around people all the time so what we did is that we worked with him, with social skills with him, and just give him the skills to be able to maintain employment.”
Deon Thomas says he …