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30 earn high school diplomas

Aug 10, 2022

CCR graduates
Pansy Graves, Mandy Gibson, Brandon Fleming, and Skye Herron gather outside after accepting their High School Equivalency diplomas from Rockingham Community College.

Rockingham Community College held a graduation ceremony on Thursday, July 21, honoring graduates of its High School Equivalency and Adult High School programs.

Finishing the programs this year were 40 students.

The ceremony was held in the auditorium of the Advanced Technologies Building, with RCC President Dr. Mark O. Kinlaw and vice presidents Dr. Bob Lowdermilk (Student Development) and Sheila Regan (Academic Affairs) awarding the diplomas.

One graduate, Samantha Jordan of Reidsville, earned her Adult High School diploma.

Graduates who earned a High School Equivalency diploma are:

EDEN – Ashley Brown, Angela Curry, Aidyn Davis, Gabrielle Divinie, Mecca Eaves, Brandon Fleming, Victoria Gravely, April Haizlip, Brandon Hildebrandt, Meghan Moore, Katie Morris, Anna Perez

MADISON – Daniel Phillips, Seth Vaden

MAYODAN – Mallory Ellington

REIDSVILLE – Jazmine Alexander, Mark Garland, Pansy Graves, Skye Herron, Anamarcela Molina-Gabuardi, Cindy Montes-Zamirio, Adam Myrick, Benjamin Vaden

RUFFIN – Madison Adkins, Mandy Gibson

STONEVILLE – Avery Hall, Morgan Hall, Lydia Wells

SUMMERFIELD – Brian McCormick

The Programs

The Adult High School Diploma program is tuition-free, and helps qualifying adults complete a high school diploma through individualized instruction. Students must pass required high school-level courses, and are awarded credit for previously completed high school courses.

The High School Equivalency Diploma program provides an opportunity for students who did not finish high school to earn their diploma. As of 2021, students have the option of completing the program by mail.

Obtaining a high school diploma can help open new doors for employment or advancement, or allow students to continue their education at RCC. The three nationally recognized assessments used to obtain the diploma in North Carolina are GED, HiSET, and TASC. Students can take the GED or HiSET tests on RCC’s campus.

For information on these programs, contact College and Career Readiness at 336-342-4261 ext. 2328 or  colemank9855@rockinghamcc.edu. Information can also be found at  www.rockinghamcc.edu/continuing-education/adult-high-school-ged/.


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