Nebo Adult Ed­u­ca­tion holds Recog­ni­tion Night

Serve Daily - - FOSTERING INNOVATION - By Lu­cila Gu­tier­rez

The Nebo Adult Ed­u­ca­tion Recog­ni­tion Night was held Thurs­day, May 14, at Land­mark High School in Span­ish Fork. This year’s speak­ers were Scott Car­son, as­sis­tant direc­tor of Nebo Adult Ed­u­ca­tion, and John DeGraf­fen­ried, direc­tor of sec­ondary ed­u­ca­tion, Nebo School Dis­trict. The stu­dent speak­ers were Darci Chris­tensen and Holly Crump­ton. Holly shared her ex­pe­ri­ences on how she pre­pared for the Gen­eral Ed­u­ca­tional Devel­op­ment (GED) test, and Darci talked about all the work and time she spent on ob­tain­ing her adult di­ploma.

This year, 208 stu­dents rang­ing from 17 to 86 years old achieved their di­ploma or GED. Spe­cial recog­ni­tion was given to re­tir­ing pro­gram direc­tor Joe Kelly for his years of ser­vice to the adult ed­u­ca­tion pro­gram. Nebo Adult Ed­u­ca­tion also rec­og­nized stu­dents who have earned level gains in the ar­eas of read­ing, writ­ing and/ or math. English Sec­ond Other Lan­guage (ESOL) stu­dents were also rec­og­nized for their ac­com­plish­ments dur­ing the 2014-15 school year.

The mission of Nebo Adult Ed­u­ca­tion is to as­sist adult stu­dents to be­come life­long learn­ers through lit­er­acy, self-suf­fi­ciency, stu­dent goals and aca­demic skills. Nebo Adult Ed­u­ca­tion is lo­cated at 612 S. Main, Span­ish Fork.

Nebo Adult Ed­u­ca­tion held its Recog­ni­tion Night on May 14, cel­e­brat­ing adults who had earned their di­ploma or GED.

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