Adult education announces graduates

 

GED HONOREES-Those recently earning their General Education Degrees were Courtney Cain, Legend Callen, Chandler Cunningham, Johnny Gulley, Linda Miller, Michael Ruby, Crisitine Schmucker, Joshua Scott, Holly Sheppard, Joshua Strong, and Sarah Yaryan.

ADULT HIGH GRADS-Members of the Clay County Adult High School graduating class were Richard Dana, Joshua Doty, Katelynn Epperson, Kyle Haney, Natalie Mayberry, Elizabeth McGowan, Justin Moore, Ligary Paige, Annette Peele, Ben Reagan, Luke Roark, Chris Thompson, and Quanna Woods.

The Clay County Schools Adult Education Program held its 2011 graduation ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 here in the Clay County High School gym with Anna Ruth Locke, Adult Education Supervisor presiding and County Mayor Dale Reagan, Rep. Kelly Keisling, and Director of Schools Donny Cherry each speaking to the graduates.

Adult Education General Education Degree (GED) graduates were Courtney Cain, Legend Callen,  Chandler Cunningham,  Johnny Gulley, Linda Miller, Michael Ruby, Crisitine Schmucker, Joshua Scott, Holly Sheppard, Joshua Strong, and Sarah Yaryan. Co-valedictorians were Joshua Scott and Courtney Cain and Chandler Cunningham was the Salutatorian.

Adult High School graduates were Richard Dana, Joshua Doty, Katelynn Epperson, Kyle Haney, Natalie Mayberry, Elizabeth McGowan, Justin Moore, Ligary Paige, Annette Peele, Ben Reagan, Luke Roark, Chris Thompson, and Quanna Woods.

Mayor Reagan, in his speech, presented himself as a GED graduate and encouraged the honorees to continue moving forward in their education and accept the challenges before them.

State Representative Keisling expressed honor in being invited and said that earning their diploma was a positive step forward and would open up more doors in their lives. He also urged them to continue their education as opportunities were plentiful.

Prior to presenting certificates signed by Keisling and Tennessee Senator Mae Beavers Cherry challenged each to attend a nearby trade school, vocational school, or a two or four year college.

Teachers Coretta Denton, Phyliss Boyce, and Stephen Chitwood, Adult High School Supervisor assisted in the presentation of awards and certificates to each graduate in attendance.