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2013-2014 Hopkins County Adult Education Graduates Announced

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/21/14) — 'Never doubt yourself' was the message heard by the 2013-2014 graduates participating in the 29th annual Hopkins County Adult Education Graduation ceremony held July 18 in the Richard Byrnes Auditorium on the Health Sciences Campus of Madisonville Community College.

Shannon Dzikowski, a 2009 GED graduate, shared her inspiring and motivating story during the graduate address. “It is okay to be scared but do not let it stop you from going far in life you will be amazed at the opportunities that await you since you got your GED.” A single mother of a 4 year old son who has been diagnosed with autism, Dzikowski graduated with honors from MCC in May 2013 and anticipates successful completion of her Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree with a Human Services emphasis in December 2014 from Murray State University.

Graduates Laura Wright and Pablo de Los Santos were recipients of $500 Partners in Progress Endowed Scholarship awards to attend MCC.

Academic awards for outstanding accomplishments were presented to:

  • Ronny Daugherty – Mathematics
  • Wanda Mitchell – Writing
  • Felicia Loney – Science
  • Shawna Fugate – Social Studies
  • David Fugate – Reading
  • Kenneth Caraway – Overall Academic Achievement

Cris Crowley, Director of Adult Education – ACE2, shared, “GED graduation is the event our instructors look forward to and get excited about each and every year. It is our opportunity to celebrate the successes and pay respect to the efforts of our graduates. Many will be enrolling in college in the fall, and others have gained employment because of earning their GED credential. It’s their night to shine and celebrate and we are honored and humbled to have been a part of their successful educational journey.”

Since July 2000 to present date, more than 1,100 students have earned their GED through the Adult Centers for Education Excellence ACE2 Adult Education Program.

The 2013-2014 graduates are:

  • Crofton Magen McGar-Myers
  • Dawson Springs Jessica Alshire
  • Dawson Springs Jacob Block
  • Dawson Springs Jeramy Bruce
  • Dawson Springs Jennifer Chavis
  • Dawson Springs Jason Davis
  • Dawson Springs Laura Davis
  • Dawson Springs Joshua Gray
  • Dawson Springs Felicia Loney
  • Dawson Springs Donovan McBride
  • Dawson Springs Savannah Morgan
  • Dawson Springs Sarah Williams
  • Dawson Springs Laura Wright
  • Earlington Jahanna Almon
  • Earlington Zach Benton
  • Earlington Michael Harrell
  • Earlington Sabrina Terry
  • Hanson Ronny Daugherty
  • Hanson Jesse Tucker
  • Henderson Rachel Sheffer
  • Madisonville Gary Austin
  • Madisonville Randall Baker
  • Madisonville Colby Burge
  • Madisonville Kenneth Caraway
  • Madisonville Travis Conrad
  • Madisonville Kassidy Day
  • Madisonville Pablo de Los Santos
  • Madisonville Brad Draper
  • Madisonville Tyler Gamblin
  • Madisonville Alissa Gatewood
  • Madisonville Denise Gunther
  • Madisonville Brendon Hall
  • Madisonville Roy Irvin
  • Madisonville Douglas Koon
  • Madisonville Wanda Mitchell
  • Madisonville Shaun Taylor Oldham
  • Madisonville Ashley Orten
  • Madisonville Mary Orten
  • Madisonville Brandy Phelps
  • Madisonville Justin Polley
  • Madisonville Makayla Poole
  • Madisonville Sheila Powers
  • Madisonville Zoe Ryther
  • Madisonville Blade Terry
  • Madisonville Tabatha Townsell
  • Manitou James McFarland
  • Mortons Gap David Fugate
  • Mortons Gap Shawna Fugate
  • Nebo Robert Jackson
  • Nortonville Christopher Clemmons
  • Nortonville Dakota Larkins
  • Nortonville Daniel Smith
  • Powderly Darick Williams
  • St. Charles Christopher Reynolds
  • White Plains Whitney Hughlett
  • White Plains Sara Spurlin

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