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Success Stories

Tammi Oberlin was a successful business person when she decided she just wasn’t happy in her job and wanted to do something she really loved. She had been in sales and even ran a salon business but she had been putting off a dream. It was time to take up that dream and pursue her goal of working in Healthcare.  
Megan Steele started her Career Quest education in data entry, something entirely new to her. She was able to take classes in the morning and then work in the afternoon. She recently completed an externship arranged by Career Quest in the office of a local insurance company. This valuable job experience gave her the confidence she needed to know she can succeed in the workplace.
Kathy Barton had to give up a career she loved due to job injury when she decided to try Career Quest to return to doing something meaningful in her work. She had been a prison guard at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry, a maximum security penitentiary for the criminally insane.
Sierra’s success story begins with two smart moves: moving back to the Great Lakes State and choosing Career Quest.   
Like many Career Quest students, Chad wanted to improve his life and that of his family. Working 40 hours a week as a cook and with a young daughter, he knew that he needed more education to get ahead. He learned about Career Quest from a friend who had graduated from the Information Technology program. Chad was impressed at how much his friend knew about computers, even networking.
Mark had a good job in the Quality department of a company before the company hit hard times and his job was eliminated. Instead of returning to office work, he decided to get new skills and go into a field that was more interesting to him. After completing his Medical Assistant program, he was placed in an externship at a Pain Management Center.  
Kenn Rainsberger is a graduate of the Microsoft Office Specialist program. Kenn came to Career Quest after his office job at a nearby foundry was eliminated. The foundry closed due to outsourcing to another country.   
Diana had a husband in the Army and three kids at home. But she also was very determined. Before her husband enlisted, he had lost his job. Then she lost hers. It was time to make a change for the better.  
Tammy’s co-workers and patients would say she’s now at head of the pack in terms of her excellent quality of care. A recent graduate of the Career Quest Medical Assistant program, Tammy was recently named a Health Care Angel by Jackson Magazine!  
Her confidence was low initially, Heather explains, and she made the initial call to inquire about the health care programs at Career Quest, but then began to doubt whether she could handle going back to school. She found encouragement.