Norwich Adult Education holds graduation ceremony

Norwich — Norwich Regional Adult Education awarded diplomas to 45 graduates Thursday in three programs, and also honored the support the program's students receive each year from the Otis Library.

In the ceremony at the Jacqueline Owens Auditorium at Kelly Middle School, 36 students graduated from the high school credit diploma program, two from the National External Diploma Program and seven students received their General Education Diplomas.

The Community Service Award, which recognizes someone from the community who has gone above and beyond their job expectations to help Adult Education, was presented to Bassem Gayed, Otis Library's multicutural services coordinator.

Awards and scholarships were presented to graduates Patience F. Dozier, Fiordaliza C.Billias, Edwin F. Benjamin Jr. and Elizabeth Polius, and class speakers were Daniel P. Cox, Patience F. Dozier and Penelope F. Knowles.



READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments

Stories that may interest you

Stonington borough to vote May 6 on charter changes

Borough residents will vote on a package of proposed charter revisions while incumbent Warden Jeff Callahan will run unopposed for a fourth term, when the annual borough elections are held May 6.


Sacred art, as was saved from Notre Dame, 'is needed in the world'

On Monday, artist Grace Zazzaro was in her studio, putting the finishing touches on the icon she was scheduled to bring to King’s College later in the week. That's when she looked on Facebook and saw that the Paris cathedral was on fire.


Bearing the cross in New London

The Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews, second from right, of St. James Episcopal Church in New London helps Hildy Ziegler, right, and Will Cooper, back, carry the cross on Good Friday on the first leg of the Stations of the Cross in New London.


New London trash task force pitches alternative to yellow bags

A task force charged with exploring the best way for the city to change its habits and increase its recycling rates has some recommendations — and they do not include any yellow garbage bags associated with a controversial pay-as-you-throw program.

TRENDING

PODCASTS