Below is a list of self help, correspondence and educational courses Wilson has completed during his incarceration. Including his current enrollment at Calvin University. While looking at Wilson's accomplishments, please know that he has never attended High School and only had a 7th grade education. Below, you will also find Wilson's Associates Degree, College transcripts, and Dean's list letter. Although Wilson has never been to High School, he has a 3.97 GPA. Please keep in mind, he has been able to accomplish everything despite his environment, obstacles he has faced over the years, and even throughout the Pandemic when he caught COVID-19 and could barely breathe or move without being in pain. Wilson Rivera is the TRUE definition of accomplishment!
CURRENTLY ENROLLED OR PARTICIPATING IN:
(For more than a year Wilson has volunteered at his current facility (MTU) as the Chaplain's Clerk while still attending Calvin University and completing his correspondence courses)
COMPLETED PROGRAMS/CORRESPONDENCE COURSES:
(Part of Wilson's responsibility as one of the few MDOC bilingual Legal Writers was to ensure that Spanish-only speaking inmates received a fair chance in their appeal process. Additionally, Wilson's clients ranged from inmates who were heavily medicated to others with severe learning disadvantages)
(Additionally, because Wilson is bilingual, he took the responsibility of translating all the core lessons into Spanish. He then instructed a class of 12 Spanish-only speaking inmates ensuring their success in obtaining their CMT certificate)