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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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We couldn’t let this week pass without saying a great, big THANK YOU to our wonderful teachers. We appreciate the hard work and effort you put into impacting the lives of our adult learners. You are making a difference!

We couldn’t let this week pass without saying a great, big THANK YOU to our wonderful teachers. We appreciate the hard work and effort you put into impacting the lives of our adult learners. You are making a difference! ... See MoreSee Less

There’s still time!

Call and schedule your test - no prep, no class, and no fee!

There’s still time!

Call and schedule your test - no prep, no class, and no fee!
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We're hosting a ✨HIRING EVENT✨ at all FOOD CITY locations on Wednesday, MAY 19! Join our locally operated, employee-owned team and find competitive pay, benefits, career development, and great people! Explore opportunities at foodcitycareers.com ... See MoreSee Less

What an exciting opportunity for our local students! In response to help our workforce recover, we can offer FREE, NO-PREP GED testing to students 18 and older. Don’t have your GED? Come and take the test and see how you do! Time is running out for this special event.

Call Amy at (276) 386-2433 to schedule your test in Gate City or Wise!

What an exciting opportunity for our local students! In response to help our workforce recover, we can offer FREE, NO-PREP GED testing to students 18 and older. Don’t have your GED? Come and take the test and see how you do! Time is running out for this special event.

Call Amy at (276) 386-2433 to schedule your test in Gate City or Wise!
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Great news!

All SWVA Field School activities are now FREE to everyone! The Summer Field School has 8 on-farm sessions to explore production methods and farm enterprises that are thriving in Southwest Virginia.

Register now! swva-sfs21.eventbrite.com

**SWVA Field School Events are sponsored by funding through the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement for up to 3 years. When the funding period ends, there may be a cost associated with the program.**
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