Student Success Stories
“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.”read more
Wise Works, a Wise County alternative sentencing program, and RACE 1, the Regional Adult and Career Education Program, have announced a partnership that will give program participants the opportunity to pursue education and work readiness classes as part of their community service requirements.read more
“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’.read more
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...read more