Corrections case manager helps detention center inmate get her diploma

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The Star on 10/8/2021 by Amelia Blades Steward

EASTON — Although small in stature, Amanda Tondin, a case manager with the Talbot County Department of Corrections, commands respect from her peers and has a huge heart for the inmate population she serves. Recently she helped an 18-year-old female inmate get her high school diploma — an important completer step toward the inmate’s future.

“I was a first-generation college student myself. I understand wanting to do something to make your family proud,” Tondin said, reflecting about the recent year helping inmate Ty’Mereah Camper of Cambridge reach her goals.