Mt. San Jacinto College celebrates students earning their GED diplomas

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Dozens of Mt. San Jacinto College Adult Education students are recognized in a ceremony Wednesday evening, Dec. 11, for earning their GED diploma at the college this semester. Mt. San Jacinto College photo
SAN JACINTO – Dozens of Mt. San Jacinto College Adult Education students were recognized in a ceremony Wednesday evening, Dec. 11, for earning their GED diploma at the college this semester. Many of the 40-plus students who earned their GED diploma this semester will transition into career certificate or associate degree programs at the college. Andre’ Matthews, who served as one of the two student speakers at the ceremony on the Menifee Valley Campus, dropped out of high school 23 years ago and was finally convinced – with his wife’s encouragement – to earn his GED diploma. “When I got my final grades and learned that it was finally over, I cried like a newborn baby,” Matthews said to those in attendance. “No more feeling anxious at work, no more feeling like a qu
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