More Than 140 Inmates Earn Degrees At ECI
6/13/11
Daily Times

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WESTOVER, Md. - Thursday is a big day for some inmates at the Eastern Correctional Institution.

More than 140 inmates on the East Compound who've earned their GEDs, occupational certificates, or both will be honored in a graduation ceremony.

Officials say in the past year, approximately 60 inmates on the East Compound have attained their GEDs, and 82 men earned certificates in masonry, carpentry, or office technology.

The Commencement Address will be given by Mark Vernarelli, the Director of Public Information for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

The ceremony is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the prison.