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Hard Work Paying Off for Rosewood’s Derrick Pitzer

Working Man – Derrick Pitzer hauls a bag of mineral feed while working at Great Bend Co-Op Tuesday morning. Pitzer does an assortment of jobs for Great Bend Co-Op ranging from cleaning and sweeping warehouses to hauling fertilizer in a pickup.

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 Great Bend resident Derrick Pitzer is making the most of his young adult life. He has not allowed his lifelong developmental disability to curb his ambitions. To overcome everyday challenges, he has had to work extra hard in the classroom and in the workforce to advance his progress.

 Pitzer’s strong work ethic propelled the 18-year-old to graduate from Great Bend High School a few weeks ago. It also helped him land a part-time job with Great Bend Co-Op, where he has been working since last December.

 “Life is going pretty good for me right now,” acknowledged Pitzer.

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