Project SEARCH Graduation

The 2019 Project SEARCH Graduates

Five Berks County student interns received their certificates of completion from the BCIU’s Project SEARCH program and diplomas from their school districts in a graduation ceremony held on Thursday, May 30, at Penn State Health St. Joseph.

In addition to receiving their certificates and diplomas, all student interns will be offered or have already secured employment, the ultimate achievement for all student interns participating in the Project SEARCH program.

Our five graduates were:


Chrislene Pierrilus, Boyertown Area School District. Chrislene will now be working at Walmart as a stock associate and cart pusher.

Manuel Cosme, Reading School District. Manuel has secured a job in food services at Penn State Health.

Benjamin Schucker, Fleetwood Area School District. Benjamin will be working as a custodian / maintenance professional at the Fleetwood YMCA.

Ryan Merinsky, Hamburg Area School District. Ryan will now be working as a custodian at Rutter’s.

Nicole Jones, Wilson School District. Nicole will be offered employment in hospitality and/or health care.

We wish all student interns success and happiness as they move on to the next chapter of their lives.