SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Santa Barbara City College held a ceremony to honor the first woman to receive an SBCC Career Skills Institute badge and certificate while incarcerated.
The ceremony was held at the Santa Barbara County Jail Monday.
Kylee Shane of Moorpark was honored for completing the Emerging Leaders Program.
"This digital badge demonstrates mastery of specific skills, such as supervision, leadership, motivation, and productivity, and is earned by completing all four courses in the Emerging Leaders Program," the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said in a release.
The course is taught by Linda Croyle to inmates in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail.
Representatives from SBCC and the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office were on hand to watch as Shane was given her certificate.
The college offers certificate and digital badge programs through their Career Skills Institute for free or at a low-cost.