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October 14, 2005

Workman earns interpreting certification - NEWS

From: League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Tenn. - Oct 14, 2005

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[Nashville, Tenn. – October 14, 2005] - Eric Workman, a staff interpreter with the League for the Deaf and Hard of Haring, has earned a Certificate of Interpretation from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID).

Workman graduated from Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Ky., with a bachelor's degree in interpreting. He served on the staff of Deaf Services Unlimited, Des Moines, Iowa, and as a mentorship interpreter for Sign Language Associates, Washington, D.C. He was the recipient of the Department of Special Education Interpreter Training Outstanding Student Award and was selected to participate in the Theatre Development Fund at the Julliard School, New York City. Workman joined the League in 2004.

"Eric's hard work in achieving this certification results in the League having a fully certified interpreting staff," said Les Hutchinson, Ph.D., president/CEO of the League.

The League is the sole provider of qualified, comprehensive services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in a 16-county Middle Tennessee region and parts of Kentucky. Its services include interpreting services, an employment program, a youth program, classes and workshops, educational activities, recreational activities and clubs. For more information about the League, call 248-8828 (V/TTY) or visit HYPERLINK