Adult Learner Success Story

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Adult Learner/COABE Ambassador, Sam Vega, Selected as One of Two Participants for the Allegany County Summer Fellowship Program!

On Thursday, Allegany County government announced the selection of students from Frostburg State University and Allegany College of Maryland as the first participants of the Commissioners' Fellowship Program.

Cranston Carter Imes and Samantha Vega will join county government during their summer break.  

"We are thrilled to have these two talented students join Allegany County government this summer," said Brandon Butler, county administrator. "This program is yet another way that the county commissioners are continuing to invest in workforce development."

The Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the launch of the program, which provides summer internship opportunities for students at Frostburg State University and Allegany College of Maryland, during its March 22 meeting.

Imes is a senior at FSU majoring in political science and law and society.

Vega is a second-year human services student at Allegany College, and is a student ambassador with the Coalition on Adult Basic Education, a national organization dedicated to advancing adult education and literacy opportunities. She is also a part of the Peace Studies Club and Democracy Commitment at the college.