Students are our future

Is a career in court reporting right for you?  Here are some useful tips to help you answer that question:

Career in Court Reporting.pdf

Careers in the justice system

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WCRA Student Scholarship Program Applications for the WCRA Student Scholarship program are due in March. The Student Committee picks the recipients and they are announced at the spring convention.

Scholarship requirements are as follows:

  • WCRA member in good standing
  • An essay must be submitted including your name, address, school attending, high school attended, speed level attained, years in program, how you heard about these careers, what your employment goals are, and any personal or professional background you would like WCRA to consider.
  • Advanced students of an NCRA-accredited institution and must have attained the minimum speed level of 200 wpm.
  • Email for further information regarding application.

WCRA Student Mentoring Program

WCRA has a mentoring program where working reporters/captioners are available to answer your questions, offer advice, and give words of encouragement when needed.
To be connected with a mentor, contact TAUNIA NORTHOUSE at

Attention Students:

Volunteering for the Veteran's History Project
Can Earn You Free WCRA Membership & More

Don't forget, students, that you can earn a free WCRA membership or free convention registration by transcribing Veterans' tapes. Transcribe 50 pages for a free membership and 75 pages for a free convention registration. This not only helps preserve the history of our veterans, but also helps you!

Please contact:  Abbie Norderhaug, Reference Archivist, Wisconsin Veterans Museum. 

Phone:  608-267-1790


Student Veterans credit form -    Veterans History Form.doc


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