CLCP sponsors end of quarter celebration for West Georgia Technical College Adult Education students
June 11 2009
CLCP Board members Dave Marler and Jane Carwell join student Mary Jim Pierce and Adult Education Instructor Jewel Albright in reviewing Pierce’s successful GED test results
More than 40 students enrolled in the Adult Education program at West Georgia Technical College recently celebrated the end of spring quarter with a pizza party and award ceremony. Troup County Certified Literate Community Program sponsored the event as a sign of appreciation for the work students are doing towards earning their GED.
Debbie Burdette, Executive Director of Troup CLCP commended the students saying, “We appreciate your hard work in the classroom. Earning your GED will not only change your life but the lives of your family and your community.’
“The support our program receives from Debbie and CLCP is invaluable in our efforts to increase the number of GED recipients in Troup County,” said Mary Edmondson, Executive Director of Adult Education at West Georgia Technical College.
CLCP Board Member Dave Marler and Matthew Osborn review Osborn’s GED test scores. Osborn will receive his diploma at the June 26 GED Graduation Ceremony.
Matthew Osborn has recently completed the battery of tests and successfully earned his GED. Osborn, who will start course work in the Health Sciences program at West Georgia Technical College in July, thanked Burdette for her work and also for the GED scholarship which covered the cost of the exams. “I was going through some tough financial times and the GED scholarship made it possible for me to complete the tests and earn my GED. I couldn’t have done it without them,” said Osborn who has dreams of one day becoming a doctor.
Troup County CLCP is a collaborative between local business, education, government and community. To accomplish our goal of a certified literate community, the CLCP encourages a love of reading as a foundation for lifelong learning and supports those programs with similar goals. CLCP promotes literacy awareness and programs to assist students in need of basic literacy education.