Mt. San Jacinto College celebrates GED diploma earners

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Mt. San Jacinto College celebrates 36 Adult Education students for earning their GED diplomas at the college this year. Valley News/Mt. San Jacinto College photo
SAN JACINTO – Mt. San Jacinto College celebrated 36 Adult Education students for earning their GED diplomas at the college this year.The General Educational Development tests are a battery of five exams designed by the American Council on Education to measure high school equivalency. Many Adult Education students who earned their GED diploma plan to transition into career certificate or associate degree programs at the college.Gerardo Sanchez, a Hemet resident who served as one of the three student speakers at the ceremony on the Menifee Valley Campus, dropped out of high school 25 years ago and was motivated to earn his GED diploma this year.“I realized that if I focused my time and effort on learning, I could achieve my education goals to better my life and pursue a
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