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February 7, 2023

FDC Celebrates the Graduation of Over Two Dozen Inmates from Lancaster Correctional Institution

Inmates Graduating

Giselle Thomas
CBS 4 News

TRENTON, Fla. — About 30 inmates from Lancaster Correctional Institution graduated with certificates including GED's, vocational trade, and faith studies. The effort apart of the Florida Department of Corrections academic education programming.

"We have a responsibility to assist these men to better themselves to give them better opportunities when they release," Steve Rossiter said.

He is Florida Department of Corrections Assistant Regional Director of Programs for Region II. Rossiter says the institution offers each inmate the chance to choose what career path they are interested in.

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As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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