The SW ABE graduated 17 students
at a ceremony on May 17 at the Granite Falls campus of Minnesota West
Community and Technical College.
The Graduation Address was given
by Dr. Diane Graber, Provost and Academic Vice President of Minnesota West
Community & Technical College. She presented an inspiring message to
the graduates. Dr. Graber noted that approximately 500,000 students
pass the GED test each year and that 700,000 take the test each year,
We congratulate these graduates on their fine accomplishment.
Amanda Gates presented the
student address and spoke of her journey of dropping out of school and then
9 years later, after studying for the GED, she passed the test this year.
Participating in the program were
Karla Roisen, Master of Ceremonies and SW ABE Granite Falls Regional
Director, Joan Lundell, pianist, Rebecca Weber, vocalist, and the GED
Teachers of each of the SW ABE Districts.
A reception was held following
the ceremony. Click on the link below to see photos of the ceremony and
GED Graduates, 2005
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Nicole Ims, Redwood Falls
Michael Naylor, Maynard