Alumni Stories

OLS Alumni Earns Railroad Conductor Certificate

We recently caught up with Chris, OLS Class of 2019, and we are so excited to share that he completed Railroad Conductor Training in July 2020 through Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. "I learned the many different aspects of the railroad industry from the types of railroad operations (e.g., CTC, ABS, TWC) and knowing how to handle certain situations ...more about OLS Alumni Earns Railroad Conductor Certificate

Catching Up With Kyle and Keara

Hearing from our alumni is such a rewarding part of what we do. It is wonderful to see our students succeeding in their careers and having new life experiences after their time in our program. We recently got in touch with Kyle, a 2017 OLS Bellevue College graduate, who recently got married to Keara, OLS ...more about Catching Up With Kyle and Keara

Alumni Stories: Caitlin

My name is Caitlin, and I graduated from OLS Bellevue College in 2013. I am now in my 5th year as an After-school Assistant and Nap Teacher at Learning Tree Montessori school. I was hired by Learning Tree after I completed my internship there during my 4th year at OLS. I really love working in ...more about Alumni Stories: Caitlin

Alumni Stories: Virginia

My name is Virginia, and I graduated from the OLS program in 2014. I am currently a Teacher Assistant and After-School Assistant at Lakeview Montessori where I have worked for the last 3 years. I chose to work with children because I am good and it and I really enjoy working with them. I chose to ...more about Alumni Stories: Virginia

Alumni Stories: Lauren Arasim

Lauren with Hamlet My name is Lauren Arasim. I’m studying to become a Veterinary Assistant at Renton Technical College, and I plan to graduate in August 2018. The program I am in is a full year, including a summer quarter as an intern at a veterinary clinic where I can start using the skills I’ve ...more about Alumni Stories: Lauren Arasim

Alumni Stories: Kate

“Ten Years ago, October 17 2003, I was hit by a car. After that, I thought my life was over, and I wouldn’t go anywhere in life. I finally decided to attend OLS at Bellevue College in 2009. With this program, I learned about The Brain Injury Association of Washington while researching for my internship. ...more about Alumni Stories: Kate

Alumni Stories: Evan

OLS Alumni Evan at work

“My name is Evan. I graduated from OLS in June of 2012, and I’m now working for a catering group on the Microsoft campus called “Compass Group”. Currently I’m a food prep worker. My job tasks includes preparing variety of food items such as bacon, breakfast potatoes, fajita mix (green and red peppers and yellow ...more about Alumni Stories: Evan