Adult ed graduates celebrate a milestone

WEST COLUMBIA, SC -- About 100 students in Lexington Two’s adult education program completed GEDs and diplomas, celebrating the milestone during a graduation ceremony Tuesday night, attended by family and friends, district administrators, board members and faculty. This session's graduating class, with students ranging in age from 17-53, included moms and dads, business owners, employees, and others. Many say they will head to college in the fall or will earn professional certifications. Lexington Two’s program is one of the top statewide for academic growth and GED achievement.

Appointments may be made for the fall session of the adult education program starting July 26; call (803) 739-4048. Ask about partnerships with the SC Technical College system for free tuition for adult education participants who earn GEDs by June 30, 2023; and about a partnership with Apprenticeships Carolina to offer paid apprenticeships and training for adult education participants.