GNTC to Hold a GED® Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 11, at 7 p.m.

May 4, 2017

On Thursday, May 11, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will hold a GED® commencement ceremony for Adult Education students who have earned their General Educational Development® diplomas.

The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at the Conference Center on GNTC’s Gordon County Campus in Calhoun.

Emily Connell of Ringgold, GNTC’s 2017 EAGLE Delegate, will be the keynote speaker for the evening. EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education)is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in Adult Education programs. This student recognition program is designed to create greater awareness of educational opportunities that are available in local communities across the state and to foster greater involvement in lifelong learning pursuits.

Chase Bailey celebrates after receiving his GED® diploma during GNTC’s 2016 GED® Commencement Ceremony.
Chase Bailey celebrates after receiving his GED® diploma during GNTC’s 2016 GED® Commencement Ceremony.

GNTC is an official General Educational Development® Testing Center and a site for computer-based GED® Testing in partnership with Pearson Vue, GED® Testing Services, and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). The mission of GNTC’s Adult Education program is to enable every adult learner in the service delivery area to acquire the necessary basic skills to be able to compete successfully in today’s workplace, strengthen family foundations, and exercise full citizenship.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides quality workforce education to the citizens of Northwest Georgia. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma, or a certificate in business, health, industrial, or public service career paths. This past year, 14,151 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. With an annual credit enrollment of 7,956 students, GNTC is the largest college in Northwest Georgia. GNTC has an additional enrollment of 6,195 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start.  For more information, contact a Student Help Center on any one of our six campus locations at 866-983-4682.  GNTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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