Congratulations to fourteen outstanding Rapides Parish students who earned the highest possible level of achievement on the National Career Readiness Certificate: Platinum.  The NCRC, issued by ACT, certifies that an individual has the essentials foundational skills needed for employment across all sectors of the work place.  It is awareded at for levels - Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.

Only one percent of the certificates awarded are at the Platinum level, and it signifies a person is qualified for 99 percent f the jobs in ACT's extensive database of occupational profiles.  We congratulate these students who earned platinum NCRC during the 2016-17 school year, completing a major first step toward launching a successful and rewarding career.

14 Seniors earn platinum NCRC issued by ACT

The NCRC is a key component of the Cenla Work Ready Network, a system designed to link education with the workforce development efforts and align them with regional economic needs.

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