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Adult education grads honored


A total of 36 adults recently graduated from Ohio Hi-Point Adult and Continuing Education programs, with two awarded Alumni and Friends Association’s scholarships during a graduation ceremony.

Special guest Jeff Gove, state ABLE director, and OHP Superintendent Jeff Price offered congratulations and emphasized the importance of learning.

Student speakers included Darren Lewis, Toni Eicher, Stacey Sheets and Amanda South.

Students who successfully completed programs include:

• ABLE G.E.D. — Darlene Caudill, Jennifer Elliott, Joshua Hillery, Jamie Kaiser, Darren Lewis, Rachel Loveless, Kaitlyn Manns, Michelle Sparks, Jazmin Vargas and Betty Young. An additional 28 students completed the program since December.

• Practical Nursing — Susan Belville, Georgia Buckenroth, Alexandria Casey, Jessica Catalogna, Lindsay Cheney, Tracie Conn, Shelley Coy, Julie Crissinger, Sheila Eagy, Toni Eicher, Ginger Gibson, Shannah Hamiliton, Sara Hoffman, Tracey Landrum, Logan Martindale, Erin McCloud, Tyler Miller-Goecke, Jessica Mosley, Kara Nolan, Rachel Rapp, Stacey Sheets, Stacy Shelton, Ashley Smith, Amanda South, Karen Speert and Ana Vargas Young.

The Ohio Hi-Point Nancy J. Knight School of Nursing has one more group of students this summer, and then completes the transition into the partnership with Clark State. Classes will be offered through Clark State, but still take place on the Bellefontaine campus. The partnership allows students to earn college credit, while paying a lower tuition rate.

The Adult Basic and Literacy Education and GED program will complete the transition to Clark State at the end of June. To find ABLE class start dates and testing dates, visit

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