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Samantha Bercik

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No matter the obstacles, remember tomorrow is another day. Nothing is impossible.

Samantha Bercik-26 years old is a native of Pittsburgh PA. She arrived at the Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC)on May 27, 2014, with her High School Diploma from Belle Vernon High School, Belle Vernon PA. She completed the Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assistant trade receiving certifications in both.

Bercik previously served as Vice-President of the Student Government Association. She is a member of the Ladies of Excellence club facilitated by Tia Welch, BCL and Dorm Leadership for Parks. Also, she is in Gold Phase, which is the highest phase for students on center. Her hard work and tenacity are evident by her accomplishments. Samantha is enrolled at BridgeValley Community & Technical College majoring in Pre-Nuclear Medicine. Her goals are to become a pharmacist and entrepreneur with her own discount pharmacy.

"Samantha has overcome many challenges and her determination to succeed is evident through her tenacity and dedication," said Welch. Words of wisdom for current and future students is "No matter the obstacles, remember tomorrow is another day. Nothing is impossible."