LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - UAMS's SEARCH program had 13 graduates on Thursday.
is a one year internship program for individuals with developmental disabilities who desire sustainable, competitive employment.
Its proven training and employment model spans more than 300 licensed programs across the U.S., six other countries and multiple industries.
"It was amazing to be here, just was exciting to graduate, it's a life changing organization and it made my day just to graduate," said Nathan McClain, a graduate.
McClain is part of 10 of the 13 interns already secured with employment. He'll return to Catholic High School for Boys where he graduated from, and work on ground maintenance and with the football team.