Press Release

 

Fort Morgan, CO 06/15/18. Morgan Community College (MCC) held its annual High School Equivalency (HSE) graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The College,

: (L to R): High School Equivalency graduates Anthony Schafer, Aaron Nepil, Valerie Dennany, Savannah Sample, Destiny Pacheco, Melia Strand, Jessica Garrett, and Samantha Bass.

(L to R): High School Equivalency graduates Anthony Schafer, Aaron Nepil, Valerie Dennany, Savannah Sample, Destiny Pacheco, Melia Strand, Jessica Garrett, and Samantha Bass.

along with its partners Bueno High School Equivalency Program (Bueno HEP) and MCC Workplace Education (Cargill location), hosted the event at Fort Morgan High School.  Twenty-seven students representing several cities and towns from Northeast Colorado received their diplomas.

The ceremony included remarks from Morgan Community College President, Dr. Curt Freed, and Cargill Plant Manager, Tyler Luft. Both men congratulated the students on their accomplishments, emphasized the importance of being examples to those around them, and charged them with becoming forces for positive change.

The students are pursuing diverse post-graduation endeavors, with some continuing their education, others working in local industries, and several pursuing careers in the military. “These exceptional students have taken one of the most important steps in their lives,” said MCC President, Dr. Curt Freed.  “This achievement opens doors of opportunity in their personal journeys, and I look forward to seeing what each of them does in the future.” 

Morgan Community College, Bueno HEP, and Cargill congratulate the following graduates:

Merrick Adams, Brush; Samantha Bass, Fort Morgan; Matthew Collins, Fort Morgan; Adrian Delgado, Log Lane; Valerie Dennany, Fort Morgan; Daniela Dominguez Flores, Fort Morgan; Gerson Franco, Fort Morgan; Anai Bayardo Garcia, Fort Morgan; Jessica Garrett, Fort Morgan; Victor Jardinez Godinez, Durango, Mexico; Krystal Graham, Fort Morgan; Ethon Hernandez, Brush; Julia Hernandez, Fort Morgan; Jewell Hohn, Brush; Kyara Jackson, Fort Morgan; Matthew Kerber, Hillrose; Alan Soto Martinez, Fort Morgan; Destiny Montano, Hillrose; Aaron Nepil, Wiggins; Destiney Pacheco, Fort Morgan; Ashley Perez, Hillrose; Jennesa Reynolds, Brush; Savanah Sample, Fort Morgan; Anthony Schafer, Wray; Daniel Serna, Fort Morgan; Steven Skraback, Fort Morgan; Kurt Smith, Brush; Melia Strand, Brush; Paul Ulloa, Wiggins; Taylor Wood, Fort Morgan.

To learn more about taking General Education Development (GED) classes and earning a Colorado High School Equivalency diploma, contact Kathryn Wisner, MCC Director of Pre-college and Transitional Studies at 970-542-3271 or kathryn.wisner@morgancc.edu.

More information about the MCC Workplace Education Program at Cargill is available from George O’Clair, MCC Director of Workplace Education at 970-542-3238 or george.oclair@morgancc.edu.

Details about Bueno HEP can be found at www.buenocenter.org/HEP