Honoring Adult High School Students

On May 2, four students in the Adult High School at Forsyth Technical Community College were the first to be inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society (NAEHS) at the college.

The Forsyth Tech chapter began in April of 2018 to motivate and reward students for their outstanding performance and persistence in their classes.

“Continuing education as an adult is often challenging due to juggling families and jobs, in addition to going back to school,” said Sydney Richardson, dean of College and Career Readiness. “We wanted to recognize their resilience, cooperation, and self-reliance.”

Students were nominated by the faculty and staff who are proud of their commitment to achievement. Selection is based on dependable attendance, a cooperative attitude, and work ethic. All students enrolled in Literacy, Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency and English as a Second Language are eligible. Students are encouraged to share their experiences with others to complete their education. As a member of the NAEHS, students receive a certificate, a lapel pin, a letter to their employer and a recommendation letter for financial aid.

“We hope this acknowledgement will give students confidence and inspire them to continue their education at Forsyth Tech and beyond,” said Richardson.

Ruben Martinez and Norma Hernandez with their certificates

Pictured are Ruben Martinez and Norma Hernandez with their certificates.
Not pictured are Christy Cobbler, Kenneth Rhodes and Stephanie Ross.