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GED Grad Elaina Glynn graduates from ETSU in Dental Hygiene

GED Grad Elaina Glynn graduates from ETSU in Dental Hygiene

“I knew I wanted to go to college to achieve the life I had planned”.

And just last week, Elaina Glynn, a former GED graduate from Lee County, is one step closer to achieving her dreams. Elaina graduated from East Tennessee State University last week with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.

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Graduate Jennifer Mitchell’s Advice: Don’t wait!

Graduate Jennifer Mitchell’s Advice: Don’t wait!

“Do it. Don’t sit at home. Don’t wait 19 years like I did. There is NOTHING to be scared of.”

That’s Jennifer Mitchell’s advice to anyone in the region who finds themselves lacking their diploma. Jennifer is a recent GED graduate from Big Stone Gap, and she will be the first to tell you – it wasn’t easy. But, she says, “it was SO worth it.”

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Graduate Whitley Williams – “There is no time limit”

Graduate Whitley Williams – “There is no time limit”

“The road wasn’t easy, and there were times I wanted to give up. The good thing is you can take the process as fast or slow as you would like until you complete your GED. There is no time limit. No matter how long it takes you or what may come your way, you CAN push through and keep going. I promise the struggles will be worth it!”

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Hardest Part of the GED? Facing Unknowns

Hardest Part of the GED? Facing Unknowns

“In my opinion, the hardest part of getting your GED is walking through the doors. The fear of the unknowns is real for many people”.

With a combined 43 years of teaching experience at RACE 1, Debra Watson and Judy Samples have seen many students walk through those doors and face the ‘unknowns’.

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Improving Broadband Internet Expansion

Improving Broadband Internet Expansion

Do you really have access to high-speed Internet? How would you know unless you tested it? Now there is a free mobile app that gives users the power to identify areas with low or no internet access. Called TestIT, the app tells you how your speed compares to the...

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Monday Motivation!

Monday Motivation!"My children and husband motivated me to get my GED. My plans are to start my STNA training on December 1st, 2019 and from there I'm going to start working at a nursing home. I'm going to move up the medical field ladder and one day become an RN." -Debra #MondayMotivation ... See MoreSee Less

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