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VC honors adult education graduates during July 7 ceremony

Lillian Hoskinson Lillian Hoskinson delivers the student address during Victoria College's ceremony for 2017-18 adult education graduates.

Victoria College recognized 20 adult education graduates for earning their GEDs during a ceremony on July 7 at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts.

A total of 42 adult education students received their GEDs during the 2017-18 school year.

Graduate Lillian Hoskinson shared her “Student Story.” Aurora Amador and Ofelia Rosales were each named a recipient of a Victoria College Adult Education Staff Scholarship of $250.

The other graduates during the 2017-18 school year were Monica Alvarez, Natalie Brummett, Austin Cameron, Melinda Carbajal, Megan Chacon, Edwin Cook, Cassandra DeLosSantos, Ashley Diaz, Jazmin Estrada, Eamon Owen Fitzgerald, Tyler Floyd, Daniel Furstenfeld, Philip J. Garcia, Cassie Garza, Kristopher Gruver, Adrianna Guerrero, Cody Hoffman, Gavin Howlett, Brandon Jackson, Mark Kramer, Chance Lewis, Clautilde Lopez, Elsa Lopez, Damian Luna, Patricia Luna, Edward Macias, Skyler Markin, Jacqueline Martinez, Marijoseph Martinez, Carolina Medrano-Garcia, Maggie Miller, Georgia Morales-Rhoder, Rosa Paez, Chadrick Reed, Brycen Rogers-Adams, Kayla Rodriguez, J Nolberto Blancas Santana, German Torres and Sara Valdez.

Adult Basic Education courses at Victoria College cover basic academic subjects to help adult students improve their skills in preparation to take the GED and reach a college-ready level. Obtaining a GED and enhancing basic skills help ensure working adults are able to remain in the workforce and improve individual earning potential. There is a distance learning option that allows students to complete coursework using the Internet from home on their own time or working out of paper-based products.

Services are also offered at satellite locations, including Cuero, Edna, Ganado, Goliad, Gonzales, Hallettsville, Port Lavaca, Yoakum and Yorktown.

For more information on Adult Basic Education courses at Victoria College, call (361) 573-7323 or email AdultEducation@VictoriaCollege.edu.