Posted on June 16, 2016 17:01
More than three dozen local residents received recognition during the 2016 River Valley Resources Adult Education Honors ceremony Thursday after earning various certifications, including high school equivalency diplomas and other certifications.
The annual ceremony – hosted by the Psi Iota Xi Zeta Xi chapter – honored 23 people who earned a high school equivalency diploma and 10 people who completed Post Secondary Transitions classes, which allow students to earn acceptance into Ivy Tech Community College. Five people completed both the high school equivalency and the Post Secondary Transition program.
Eight people earned certifications, which included nursing, welding, manufacturing and commercial driving licenses.
River Valley Resources offers free adult learning classes at the Clearinghouse of Jefferson County throughout the year for local residents, as well as residents from several surrounding counties.
2016 High School Equivalency Honors graduates include: Delivia Carron, Bailee Dunagan, Justin Ehlers, Franklin Garcia, Daniel Garland, Brandon Gatke, Jesslyn Graves, Mario Johnson-Hollins, Danny Hon, Dawan Hopper, Emily Imel, Amanda Levell, Gwenyth Kalish, Katie May, Mallory McDarment, Jordyn McNally, Seth Moore, Audrey Munden, Michael Richardson, Sudonna Simmonds, Edward Sizemore, Angela Spry and Destyni White.
Those who completed Post Secondary Transitions include: Alma Bouicourt, Delivia Carron, Amanda Chadwell, Justin Ehlers, Danny Hon, Rhonda Lipperd, Katie May, Averie McGillan, Jordyn McNally, Seth Moore and Natasha Peters.
WorkINdiana Certification graduates include: Ashley Gay, CNA; Madeline Harris, CNA; Richk Humphrey, CDL; James Lanham, AWS Welding; Justin Lewis, AWS Welding; Roger Schneider, MSSC; Victor Shuler, CDL; and Debra Vaughn, CDL.