PCC Adult Education to Host High School Equivalency Graduation Ceremony, June 5
June 2, 2014
Tucson, AZ – Pima Community College Adult Education will honor those who earned an Arizona High School Equivalency diploma by passing the GED® test.
- What: Pima Community College Adult Education High School Equivalency graduation ceremony
- When: 7 p.m., June 5
- Where: Tucson Convention Center Music Hall, 260 S. Church Avenue
- Information: Free and open to the public
This year, 1,380 graduates obtained their High School Equivalency diplomas and 300 plan to participate in the ceremony.
The ceremony begins at 7 p.m., June 5, at the Tucson Convention Center Music Hall, 260 S. Church Avenue.
Graduate Ana Robles de Monge will be one of the speakers at the ceremony. “It’s never too late to continue with your education,” she said. “Pima’s door is open to everyone … you just need to be ready to take the challenge.”
She plans to return to PCC to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher.
PCC’S Adult Education program is the second largest program in the state, serving one in three adult education students in Arizona. Each year, PCC Adult Education helps more than 6,000 adult students take important steps toward achieving their goals through Family Literacy, Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency Test preparation, Civics Education, Refugee Education, and English Language Acquisition for Adults.
PCC’S Adult Education program has provided High School Equivalency instruction and testing to southern Arizonans for more than 40 years. Learn more about the services on the PCC Adult Education webpage.
Quick Facts of this year’s High School Equivalency Graduation
- 1,380 HSE graduates (54 from correctional facilities)
- Oldest graduate: 68 years old
- Youngest graduate: 16 years old (42 16-year olds)
Vice Chancellor for Public Information and Federal Government Relations