Success Stories

Take a look at some of our past student success stories.

Alisha Singh

Attended the Bronx Y Roads program, then participated in the YMCA Teen Career Connection Internship Program with the Clinton Foundation.

Jacqueline Vigo

Enrolled in OBT’s job training and job placement programs, worked at the Kings County District Attorney Operations Coordinator’s office, and in 2009 became a police officer.

Shanice McLaughlin

Through OBT’s internship program, was hired at Commerce Bank in the Manhattan Financial Center.

Alejandro Rivera

Enrolled in OBT’s Youth Education and Job Training Program, and after graduation immediately landed a job at Chase Bank.

Evancka Louison

Enrolled in OBT’s Youth Education and Job Training programs, then moved on to jobs at JCPenny, TD BankNorth, Chase, and JetBlue.

Luis Gomez

Came to the United States in search of a better life. Enrolled in OBT’s English classes, Youth Education and Job Training program, GED Program, and then was hired as a Computer Specialist at People Care in Manhattan.

Raquel Del Pilar Vasquez

Immigrated to New York from the Dominican Republic, enrolled in certification courses in customer service and Microsoft Office, now a supervisor at the home healthcare agency ‘People Care’.

Jennifer Ortega

Enrolled in OBT’s Youth Education and Job Training Program, earned both the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and National Retail Federation Customer Service Certifications. Now an Administrative Assistant at the investigation firm ‘Guidepost Solutions’.