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Highland Community College to honor GED® completers
6/5/2012

FREEPORTHighland Community Colleges 39th annual General Education Development (GED ) Recognition Ceremony honoring the 2011-2012 GED completers will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in the HCC Student/Conference Center, room H-201.

Students who have completed the requirements for the GED certificate as part of Highlands Adult Education program will be invited, along with their friends and families, to participate in the celebration of the students' accomplishment. The public is also invited to attend this ceremony.

Highland President Dr. Joe Kanosky and Vice-President of Academic Services Tim Hood will be present to give remarks. Director of Adult Education Mark Jansen will bestow the certificates to the completers. Also in attendance will be Aaron Mercier and Amy Jo Clemens, Regional Superintendents of Carroll/Jo Daviess/Stephenson Counties, and Lee/Ogle Counties, respectively. Staff and instructors of the Adult Education program, along with volunteers from the Adult Volunteer Literacy program, will be on hand to help facilitate the event.

It is anticipated that approximately 70 students have completed their GED requirements during the past year and many will be honored at the Recognition Ceremony.

One of the highlights of the evening features a series of student speakers who have participated in the Adult Education program and received their GED . The speakers will relate some of their experiences and describe what this accomplishment means to each of them.

For additional information about Highland Community Colleges GED program, call the Adult Education Department at 815.599.3460.

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