2018-05-24 / News

GEDs earned, careers charted



Kirsten King (back) and Myranda Palmer (front) have just received their GEDs from the Washington-Wilkes Career Center of Athens Technical College after completing their classwork in less than four months. King plans to continue her education and is considering becoming an auto technician or a veterinarian. Palmer is planning to continue her education in the field of nursing. She wants to get a Certified Nursing Assistant certificate and then become a registered nurse. Both were participants in the Wilkes County Community Partnership’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) ORBIT Program for Out-of-School Youth (OSY). For further information about the ORBIT program, call Case Manager Latasha Booker (left) or Steffanie Bradshaw at 706-678-4981. For info about opportunities at the W-W Career Center, call GED Instructor Coretta Miller (right) at 706-678-4875. Kirsten King (back) and Myranda Palmer (front) have just received their GEDs from the Washington-Wilkes Career Center of Athens Technical College after completing their classwork in less than four months. King plans to continue her education and is considering becoming an auto technician or a veterinarian. Palmer is planning to continue her education in the field of nursing. She wants to get a Certified Nursing Assistant certificate and then become a registered nurse. Both were participants in the Wilkes County Community Partnership’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) ORBIT Program for Out-of-School Youth (OSY). For further information about the ORBIT program, call Case Manager Latasha Booker (left) or Steffanie Bradshaw at 706-678-4981. For info about opportunities at the W-W Career Center, call GED Instructor Coretta Miller (right) at 706-678-4875.

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