Golden Key Awards

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On September 28, 2016, two Aggies Elevated students were honored with scholarships at the annual Governor’s Golden Key Awards! Governor Gary Herbert presented the awards to first-year students Josh and Berkeley at a ceremony in Salt Lake City. Later in the week, Josh and Berkeley celebrated with the other Aggies Elevated students with cupcakes and soda.

In addition, Aggies Elevated as a program was recognized for its efforts to promote awareness, advocate and empower people with disabilities in Utah.

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Aggies Elevated at Utah State University believes that all individuals, regardless of ability, have the right to meaningful employment, lifelong learning, self-determination and full community inclusion. Utilizing the MyCLIMB (My Career Ladder to Independence, Maturity & Balance) person-centered planning model, Aggies Elevated students, along with invited family members and/or other stakeholders, will chart their own paths toward independence within an individualized framework of supports that identifies challenges, builds on individual strengths and encourages personal responsibility.

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