Cerritos College News Releases 2011

Cerritos College Court Reporting offers captioning scholarships

Scholarships to help students interested in becoming realtime captioners

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2011

Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878

NORWALK, Calif. - December 22, 2011 - The Cerritos College Court Reporting and Captioning Careers Department is pleased to announce scholarships available for students who are interested in becoming realtime captioners.

Two $500 scholarships are offered through funding from a congressionally-directed grant for realtime captioning from the U.S. Department of Education.

Students must be enrolled in the beginning court reporting classes (theory and theory review) for the spring 2012 semester.

The semester begins January 9. There will be a prospective and new student orientation on Thursday, January 5 at 12:00 p.m. in the Court Reporting and Captioning Careers Department.

For more information visit www.cerritos.edu/courtreporting or contact Vykki Morgan at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2791/ vmorgan@cerritos.edu


Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.