JCC Recognizes High School Equivalency and Curriculum Certificate Completers

Published: August 10, 2018


JCC celebrated its 2017-18 high school equivalency graduates with a ceremony on August 9.In 2017-18, 116 students earned their high school equivalency diploma.

Johnston Community College hosted a summer commencement ceremony Aug. 9 for students who earned high school equivalency diplomas this year. Also, students who earned curriculum program certificates were recognized at the 7 p.m. ceremony on the main campus in Smithfield.

In 2017-18, 116 students earned their high school equivalency diploma from the main campus and an additional 20 were awarded at Johnston Correctional Institute. A total of 266 curriculum certificates were awarded.

Teresa McDonald, NCWorks Career Coach & faculty advisor for JCC, was the commencement speaker. McDonald earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s degree from North Carolina State University. She is currently completing a doctoral degree in adult and community college education at North Carolina State University.

Stop by the Elsee Building Room A110 on the Johnston Community College main campus in Smithfield any Tuesday or Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. or any Wednesday or Thursday at 8:30 a.m. with a valid photo ID to take advantage of open enrollment for basics skills classes. No appointment is needed. Basic skills offers free courses in adult basic education, GED/HiSET preparation & testing, adult high school, English language acquisition, and transitional studies.

For more information, please contact (919) 209-2122 or (919) 209-2539.

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