Upper Valley Career Center Adult Basic and Literacy Education celebrates graduation


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Graduate Stacy Boomershine, of Greenville, is congratulated by Upper Valley Career Center Superintendent Dr. Nancy Luce.

Graduate Stacy Boomershine, of Greenville, is congratulated by Upper Valley Career Center Superintendent Dr. Nancy Luce.


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Graduate Scott Gaich, of Greenville, receives his diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill.


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Graduate Jason Givens, of Springfield, receives his diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill.


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Graduate Kelli McCoy, of Troy, is congratulated by Upper Valley Career Center Superintendent Dr. Nancy Luce.


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Graduate Lindsey Staton, of Troy, receives her diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill.


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PIQUA — Thirteen students from the Upper Valley Career Center Aspire program (formerly known as ABLE) turned the dream of graduating into a reality on June 3. The annual event was attended by Upper Valley Career Center and Aspire staff members, family, friends, and guest speaker, Gabrielle Enright, Channel 7 News reporter.

Sarah Thomason, Aspire program director, welcomed those in attendance and commended the graduates for their strong self discipline and perseverance in achieving this milestone accomplishment.

Enright congratulated the graduates on their achievement and offered words of inspiration.

“I know how hard you have worked to get here today and I am so proud of each of you,” Enright said.

She went on to challenge the graduates to turn this achievement into the start of a pathway to lifelong success.

“This is just the beginning, keep setting goals for yourself and no matter where you end up you will have a story to share about your journey,” said Enright.

Dr. Nancy Luce, Upper Valley Career Center superintendent, and Scott Naill, Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division director, awarded the diplomas.

The graduates are Margaret Daugherty, Ansonia; Stefanie Nichols, Arcanum; Kathlena Riedel, Covington; Stacy Boomershine, Scott Gaich, Haley Kimmel, Sarah Oostra and Aaron Worthen, all of Greenville; Chaniqua Pannell,Piqua; Jason Givens, Springfield; Chelsea McCormick, Kelli McCoy and Lindsey Staton, all of Troy.

Graduate Stacy Boomershine, of Greenville, is congratulated by Upper Valley Career Center Superintendent Dr. Nancy Luce.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_4.-StacyBoomershine_Greenville.jpgGraduate Stacy Boomershine, of Greenville, is congratulated by Upper Valley Career Center Superintendent Dr. Nancy Luce. Courtesy photo

Graduate Scott Gaich, of Greenville, receives his diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_5.-ScottGaich_Greenville.jpgGraduate Scott Gaich, of Greenville, receives his diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill. Courtesy photo

Graduate Jason Givens, of Springfield, receives his diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_1.-JasonGivens_Springfield.jpgGraduate Jason Givens, of Springfield, receives his diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill. Courtesy photo

Graduate Kelli McCoy, of Troy, is congratulated by Upper Valley Career Center Superintendent Dr. Nancy Luce.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_2.-KelliMcCoy_Troy.jpgGraduate Kelli McCoy, of Troy, is congratulated by Upper Valley Career Center Superintendent Dr. Nancy Luce. Courtesy photo

Graduate Lindsey Staton, of Troy, receives her diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/06/web1_3.-LindseyStaton_Troy.jpgGraduate Lindsey Staton, of Troy, receives her diploma from Upper Valley Career Center Adult Division Director Scott Naill. Courtesy photo

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