After spending 10 years in the U.S. Navy, Kenric Scarbrough got a sobering start to his civilian career. He was laid off in January, just months after he found a job as a boiler technician -- one of the victims of the worsening economy.
But Scarbrough, 29, is trying to get back on track by doing much more than scanning employment boards and circling help-wanted ads.
The Charleston, South Carolina, resident is working toward an online bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering technology. Read full article »