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The Spring 2010 graduates of DCC Middle College program are shown left to right, (front row): Chasity Watkins, Crystal Coleman, Caitlin Robertson. Casey Register and Angela Justiniano; (second row) Brandon Bowles , Jessica Vincent, Robert Robinson, Miracle Brittingham and Karla Edmunds; (third row) Alan DeAndrea, II and Matthew King; (back row) Eddie Mills, Ian Brooks, Jyair Lashley and Tkeral Hutchins.

DANVILLE, VA, June 8, 2010 – Forty-nine students recently completed the Middle College program at Danville Community College. The grant-funded program offers an opportunity for residents of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Halifax County to obtain their General Educational Development Certificate and develop career readiness skills. During a ceremony held recently, guest speakers included Dr. Chris Ezell, Vice President of Academic and Student Services, Ann F. Brown, member, Danville Community College Board from Pittsylvania County; and JoLane Dunlap, a DCC Counselor.

Awards were presented as follows:

Instructors’ Awards for dedication and hard work in achieving a GED© Certificate:

Ian Brooks
Crystal Coleman
Alan DeAndrea, II
Casey Register

National Adult Education Honor Society for achieving an overall GED© test score of 2600 or higher:
Miracle Brittingham
Ian Brooks
Alan DeAndrea, II
Melissa Dodd
Brenton Jones
Brittany Lynskey
Jazmin Mack
Tiffany Marshall
Zachary Patterson
Amanda Pyron
Haley Ritchie
Nick White

The Graduates are (note – an asterisk after the name indicates students who also earned a Career Readiness Certificate):
City of Danville Residents

Earlene Brandon*
Miracle Brittingham*
Ian Brooks*
Jessica Bruce*
Willie Chattin*
Crystal Coleman*
Alan DeAndrea, II*
Melissa Dodd
Karla Edmunds*
Frederick Ferguson*
Destinee Foster
Bianca Grant*
Virginia Holton*
Tkeral Hutchins*
Angela Justiniano*
Brenton Jones
Matthew King*
Jyair Lashley*
Brittany Lynskey*
Janine Mack
Jazmin Mack*
Tiffany Marshall
Danyelle McLaughlin*
Eddie Mills
T’Sheira Perkins*
Pyron Amanda
Casey Register*
Caitlin Robertson*
Robert Robinson*
Brandyn Scott*
Jacob Scott
Vivian Singletary
Andre Stacey*
Nicholes Stallings*
LaToya Thaxton
Robert Wallace
Chasity Watkins*
Jasmin West
Nick White
Joshua Willner
Thermo Wills*
Olivia Young

Pittsylvania County Residents
Brandon Bowles*
Douglas Dix*
Zachary Patterson*
Clifton Price*
Haley Ritchie*
Jessica Vincent*
Shakeva Washington


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