Published:
Tuesday, June 7th 2016

More than 50 students graduate with GED certificates

The Kilgore College Adult Education and Literacy program awarded more than 50 General Educational Development (GED) certificates to graduates at its annual commencement June 10 in Dodson Auditorium.

Amber Apple of White Oak was the valedictorian and Armando C. Pegueros of Mount Enterprise was named the class salutatorian.

The ceremony featured graduation speaker Dr. Brenda Kays, KC president.

The KC Adult Education and Literacy program offers a full range of free services to help adults improve their lives, including ESL, basic literacy skills, exam preparation, GED, Integrated Education and Training, and Intensive College Readiness preparation.

Day and evening classes are offered at 25 locations.

View photos from ceremony

 

This year’s graduates:

Carthage:

  • Jasmine Allison Beck

Gilmer:

  • Vachelle Renee Case
  • Ethan Shane Ogden
  • Sheena Rains

Gladewater:

  • Mallory Ann Ardoin
  • Elissa Burris
  • Courtney O'Quinn

Henderson:

  • Jason Arnold
  • Courtney Bryant
  • Janie Burkett
  • Aida Dorough
  • Zachary Graham
  • David Gomez
  • Aimee Leeann Handorf
  • Cheyanne Terry
  • Edwin A. Quintanilla

Hughes Springs:

  • Jacob Douglas Knuckols

Kilgore:

  • William Dean Gillespie
  • Lea Faith Hampton
  • Raichel Jimerson
  • Rebecca Llanes
  • Samantha Patton
  • Shelly Stansbury

Laneville:

  • Amber Nicole Bradberry

Longview:

  • Sherman Alan Beebe
  • Teresa Chavez
  • Shelby Henson
  • Eva Gonzalez
  • Jeremy Johnson
  • Silvia Martinez
  • Sandra Mata
  • Martha Miranda
  • Maria Molina
  • Kally A. Nye
  • Robert Pate
  • Shelby Poindexter
  • Marcela DeLeon Rodriguez
  • Jonathan Rogers
  • Taylor Ryan
  • Courtney Shipman
  • BreAunna LeeAnn White
  • Tiffany White

Mount Enterprise:

  • Amanda Machelle Baylard
  • Armando C. Pegueros*
  • Stephanie Pegueros*
  • Ivy Leann Smith

Ore City:

  • Amber L. Dockery

Overton:

  • Amanda Weber

Pittsburg:

  • Jerry Mack Holmes

White Oak:

  • Amber Apple

Winona:

  • Desiree Leigh Purdy

Note:  *Husband and wife GED graduates.