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Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations

DCC MIDDLE COLLEGE GRADUATION HELD

 

Graduates of Danville Community College Middle College program are shown at the ceremony. They are, left to right, (front row):Kimberly Hupp, and Anglesea Gatewood; (second row)Destiny Burroughs, Jessica Tucker and Arleaciea Haynes; (third row) Jessica Stevens, Destinee Strader, DeAndra Holt and Octavia Smith; (back row) Michael Jayne, Robert Hairston, Jr, and Heather Bolling.

DANVILLE, VA, June 7, 2011 – Fifty-four 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 Jackie Rochford, Coordinator of Adult and Career Education for the Danville Public Schools; Jeff Arnold, Vice President , DCC Workforce Services; and DCC President Dr. Carlyle Ramsey.,
Awards were presented as follows:

Chancellor’s Award
Michael Jayne of Danville, was honored with the Chancellor’s Award. He received a plaque and two credits of tuition. Jayne is currently enrolled in DCC’s Welding program.

National Adult Education Honor Society for achieving an overall GED© test score of 2600 or higher
Destiny Burroughs
Analesea Gatewood
Rachelle Grogan
Kimberly Hupp

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

City of Danville Residents
Laconde Allen
Adrienne Anderson*
William Betts*
Heather Bolling*
Shaune Carter*
Kelvin Clark, Jr.*
Kristen Cockran*
Crystal Colandria*
Kara Coleman*
Charles Cousins, III
Elijah Cunningham*
Pierre Dixon
Jerome Ferguson*
Elizabeth Ferrell
Analesea Gatewood*
Krystal Gibson*
Matthew Gregory
Rachelle Grogan*
Andrew Gunn
Mario Hairston*
Robert Hairston, Jr.*
Timothy Hall*
Arleaciea Haymes*
DeAndra Holt*
Robert Irvin, II
Michael Jayne*
Brittney Jones*
Ray Keen*
Donte Lambert
Samantha Lee
Audrea Lipscomb*
Rachael Lipscomb
Diandra Mason*
Ashley Milam
Shykela Moore*
Quentaz Noble*
Christopher Osborne
Sophiliah Rasheed
Kaneshia Reid
Martin Retana*
Russell Reynolds
Tevin Sellars*
Octavia Smith*
Jessica Stanfield
Jessica Stevens*
Destinee Strader*
Jessica Tucker*
Joseph Vesely
James Walton*

Pittsylvania County Residents
Destiny Burroughs*
Kimberly Hupp*
Crystal King*
Desmond Thomas*
Megan Williams*

 

For more information about DCC's Middle College program, call 434.797.6433, toll free at 800.560.4291, ext. 6433, or click here.

 

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