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Student Success Stories

Kirstyn takes advantage of RACE1’s Online Instruction

Kirstyn takes advantage of RACE1’s Online Instruction

Heard the expression for new parents ‘sleep when the baby sleeps’? That’s not what Kirstyn Fogarty has been doing these last couple of months. Instead, Kirstyn is taking advantage of RACE1’s online instruction and she’s working to finish her GED.

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RACE1 Student Tiffany says take the chance!

RACE1 Student Tiffany says take the chance!

“If you want to do it, or are thinking about doing it, take the chance”. That’s Tiffany Gibson’s advice to anyone considering getting their GED. Tiffany, a Rose Hill, Virginia native and a mom to 3 young children, recently enrolled in RACE1 to complete her GED. She’s made impressive gains in her first few weeks in the program.

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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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Features

Staff Feature: Brittany Robertson

Staff Feature: Brittany Robertson

Say hello to another member of our marketing and outreach team, Brittany Robertson!

Brittany is a native and resident of Nickelsville, Virginia, where she lives with her husband and three children. She is an instructor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. She is also a consultant for local businesses in marketing and social media management.

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Staff Feature: Telena Turner

Staff Feature: Telena Turner

We’d like to introduce you to one of our most recent additions to our marketing team, Ms. Telena Turner!

A native of Haysi, VA, Telena Turner, has interned with RACE1 since February. She loves creating content to connect, share resources, and send encouragement to potential students.

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Staff Feature: Sarah Smith

Staff Feature: Sarah Smith

Meet Sarah Smith, the newest member of our marketing and outreach team. Sarah joined RACE1 in July 2020 and works to create content that shares our services and mission with community members and potential students. She is also a talented photographer!

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Staff Feature: Bryan Smith

Staff Feature: Bryan Smith

In and out of the classroom, our team at Regional Adult and Career Education is here to support you on your journey to the GED! Meet Data Analyst, Bryan Smith.

Bryan has served with RACE1 for around 8 years, supporting staff, teachers, and students through his expertise in technology, software engineering, and data analysis.

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Yes! Today is the day for a second chance or to start something new! Need to finish your education? Want better opportunities? Call us today to start your second chance! Thanks for the encouragement, Pal’s!

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Yes! Today is the day for a second chance or to start something new! Need to finish your education? Want better opportunities? Call us today to start your second chance! Thanks for the encouragement, Pal’s!

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What a great feature for #WorkforceDevelopmentMonth with Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board Area 1! We are proud partners of MECC and VA Career Works.

If you’ve been dreaming of going to college, but you need to finish your GED, we can help you get there. . . for FREE! Many of our students have graduated from RACE1 to go on to college and professional programs at MECC and beyond!

#myrace1 #MECC #ThoughtfulThursday #GED #youcandoit

What a great feature for #WorkforceDevelopmentMonth with Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board Area 1! We are proud partners of MECC and VA Career Works.

If you’ve been dreaming of going to college, but you need to finish your GED, we can help you get there. . . for FREE! Many of our students have graduated from RACE1 to go on to college and professional programs at MECC and beyond!

#myrace1 #MECC #ThoughtfulThursday #GED #youcandoitMountain Empire Community College is located in Big Stone Gap and serves students that live in Lee, Scott, Wise, parts of Dickenson counties, and the City of Norton. They offer a wide variety of programs from short-term workforce-specific training to two-year degree programs!

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Timeline PhotosWere you laid off from the restaurant, tourism, or childcare industry? Would you like to train for a new, in-demand career? Check out the "A Step Ahead" program! The program will provide you with an $800 per month stipend for up to four months while you complete a short-term training program. For more info or to apply, contact Monica Buchanan at (276) 346-9017 or m.buchanan@swvaworks.com! An initiative of United Way of Southwest Virginia and the Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board. ... See MoreSee Less

Drew Barrymore is heading back to school to earn her GED! You can follow along with her as she and three other students will be documenting their journey on The Drew Barrymore Show 📚 

Way to go, Drew!

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Drew Barrymore is heading back to school to earn her GED! You can follow along with her as she and three other students will be documenting their journey on The Drew Barrymore Show 📚

Way to go, Drew!

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We have several different options to accommodate your busy life! Call us today to learn how we can help you finish your education!

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We have several different options to accommodate your busy life! Call us today to learn how we can help you finish your education!

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