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Twenty-three at MPRSC earn GEDs

Thirteen of the 23 members of the 2013 GED graduation class at the Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center include, front row, from left, Rachael Walters, Brittany Bruce and Christine Bellmore; second row, Charles Frazier, Justin Durvin, Marlon Davis, Andre Brown and Michael Altman; back row, Michael Rainier, John Morris, Luther Johnson, Harold Jenkins and George Holmes.

The Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center (MPRSC) held a GED Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, July 20, in the lobby of the facility. Thirteen students were able to participate in the graduation out of a total of 23 graduates. Family and friends packed the lobby in a show of support to the students’ successful completion of the GED program.

Ms. Perdue, MPRSC’s GED director and instructor, was delighted with the large turnout for her students.

Guest speaker for the event was Dr. Michael Cromartie, assistant superintendent for Middlesex County Public Schools. Dr. Cromartie spoke to the graduates about the importance of being lifelong learners.

Timothy Doss, MPRSC superintendent, said in his closing remarks, “It is an honor to congratulate each of you on your accomplishment. Each of you have displayed the willingness to become a productive citizen. You earned this through dedication, hard work and the desire to do better. You should be proud of your hard work. I challenge you to utilize this accomplishment to achieve your goals in life.”

The MPRSC ABE/GED Program is a part of Middle Peninsula R.A.C.E., which serves Middlesex, Essex, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, Gloucester counties and the town of West Point. To learn more about the ABE/GED program in your area, visit or call 1-888-769-1151. Fall classes will begin September 9.  Register soon.

posted 07.31.2013

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