Andrea Ashley has never bowled a 300 game. She has never made a hole-in-one.
But after meeting the President of the United States, the Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center student certainly has experienced this “once in a lifetime” feeling.
“It was awesome, exhilarating, an experience I will never forget,” says Ashley, 42, about the private roundtable discussion she was invited to join with President Barack Obama when he visited Lorain County Community College on April 18.
Several JVS Adult Career Center students were invited to attend the “invitation only” event, which was designed to highlight adult workers, many who have been laid-off or displaced and are being retrained to enter the workforce in high-demand, high-skill career fields like healthcare and manufacturing.
Andrea, and three LCCC adult students, were the only participants invited to meet with the President for the private discussion before he addressed the audience of about 300 people during his visit.
Click here to read the full story.