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Victor Valley College celebrates 23 graduates from Corrections Academy program

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — Victor Valley College recently celebrated the graduation of the 70th session Corrections Core Academy program.

23 graduates completed the 16-week Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) module held at VVC’s Regional Public Safety Training Center in Apple Valley.

The STC Core Academy prepares students for an established and fulfilling career in criminal justice, as a city or county corrections officer, and more.

Guest speaker Shannon Dicus, Undersheriff for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, spoke to the graduating students regarding the importance of youth in Corrections’ careers.

“I left the graduation inspired. The young people in the graduating class were focused on their career choices, and it was evident by the ceremony that they are well on their way,” Dicus said. “VVC is doing its part by providing this essential training to area youth…To say I left inspired isn’t enough — I feel taller after spending time with the graduates. We are in good hands.”

Visit to learn more about the VVC Corrections Academy.

(Photo courtesy of VVC For Me)

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