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Jackson Earns CESP Designation
Kathy Jackson has attained the status of Certified Employment Support Professional for Horizons Unlimited. This acclaimed certification demonstrates to colleagues, supervisors and individuals with disabilities that the individual has completed a rigorous process to earn a national professional credential. Individuals who earn the CESP credential have demonstrated knowledge of the skills necessary to help expand equitable employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
“I found the CESP exam to be very intriguing, thought provoking and yet straight forward. I felt it was an opportunity to advance in this new and rewarding field.”
With Kathy Jackson’s assistance, Horizons Unlimited has 17 placements working with 13 businesses in our community. Any business interested in Horizons Unlimited’s inclusive customized employment opportunities should contact Kathy Jackson at 712-852-2211, ext. 123.
Photo Caption: Kathy Jackson, CESP at Horizons Unlimited
Parrish and Kunz Win State Special Olympics Medals
Jack Parrish, member at Horizons Unlimited, won 1st place and earned a gold medal at the State Special Olympics Bowling Tournament held on Saturday, November 23rd. Parrish earned his 1st place honor in the 51 and above age division.
“I’ve been bowling a long time, and this is the first year I really did it,” Jack commented. “I was real proud of my medal.”
Jim Kunz, another member from Horizons Unlimited, earned 3rd place at the State Special Olympics Bowling Tournament for the 51 and above age division.
Parrish and Kunz qualified for the State Special Olympics Bowling Tournament at a regional tournament held at Mason City in October, 2013.
Photo Caption Jack P Bowl 2013: Jack Parrish, 1st Place, State Special Olympics Bowling Tournament
Jim K Bowl 2013: Jim Kunz, 3rd Place, State Special Olympics Bowling Tournament.
Horizons’ program has received several prestigious awards and accreditations: