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Media Advisory: Metro Action to Honor Graduates at Annual Graduation Ceremony


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Friday (June 17), the Metropolitan Action Commission will host the 21st Annual Adult Education Graduation Ceremony. Eighty-eight (88) graduates adorned in caps and gowns will walk across the stage to receive their GED (General Equivalency Diploma).

Included in this year's graduating class are 29 students that will be inducted into the agency's Honor Society. These students scored at least 2500 or higher on their GED exam. A score of 2250 is required to receive a GED.

Metro Action's Adult Education Program also offers a College Preparatory course, which helps graduates with the college admissions process and covers the cost of application fees and books once students are accepted into college or a technical institution. Sixty-three (63) students will be recognized for completion of the agency's College Preparatory course.

Keegan Kim, the class valedictorian, was accepted at Middle Tennessee State University where he will major in business. Jessica Sobo, the class salutatorian was accepted to the University of Memphis where she will major in Nursing. Both Kim and Sobo will serve as the keynote speakers at the ceremony.

Who: Metropolitan Action Commission Adult Education Program

What: 21st Annual GED Graduation Ceremony

When: Friday, June 17, 2011 at 11am

Where: Baptist World Center (1700 Baptist World Center Drive)