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Santa Fe Community College Celebrates 65 High School Equivalency Graduates Tuesday May 17

keynote speaker Eric Vasquez

SFCC News:

Santa Fe Community College will celebrate 65 students who successfully completed their High School Equivalency exams in the Adult Education, Academic and Career Education (ACE) program.

Keynote speakers include Eric Vasquez and Ericka Van Eckhoutte.

Vasquez serves as the One Stop Operator at the Northern Area Local Workforce Development Board. He previously served as the program manager of the Regional Economic Development Initiative.

Keynote speaker Ericka Van Eckhoutte

Van Eckhoutte serves as the WIOA Director of Adult/Dislocated Workers for Northern New Mexico.

Student speakers include Josephine (Josie) Valdez, Norma Lizbeth Martinez Jaramillo, Jeremiah Delgado, HSE graduate and I-BEST student.

The event is 6 p.m.m., Tuesday, May 17 William C. Witter Fitness Education Center at SFCC, 6401 Richards Ave. in Santa Fe.

The SFCC Academic and Career Education (ACE) program helps students prepare for their High School Equivalency (HSE) credential as well as college and career upon completion of their HSE. Students prepare for the GED or HiSET exams to fulfill requirements for the HSE set by the state of New Mexico. The Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) Program at SFCC provides students with career pathways for automotive, early childhood education, or health care. Students learn job-related skills while strengthening their reading, writing, and math abilities.

For information, contact the Adult Education ACE Program at 505.428.1142 or [email protected]

About SFCC:

For more than 35 years, Santa Fe Community College has been the gateway to success for individuals and the community by providing affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological and economic needs of a diverse community. SFCC is designated a “2019 Best for Vets” and a “2015 Military Friendly” school. The college serves more than 15,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult programs. For further information, visit sfcc.edu or call 505.428.1000.

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