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March 11, 2008
Gwinnett Tech Honors Leading Adult Education Student; Technical College System Names EAGLE Recipients
Gwinnett Technical College adult education student Lenore Delibero was recently honored by The Technical College System of Georgia as an EAGLE award recipient for her achievements as an adult learner.
Delibero was honored at a luncheon introducing the state’s EAGLE Ambassadors. The Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) program honored 37 delegates to the program’s Leadership Institute conference and recognized them for their achievements in adult education.
Nominated by instructors from Georgia’s local adult literacy programs, the 37 EAGLE delegates are among more than 84,000 adult learners in the state. Delegate earned the statewide recognition based on hard work in obtaining their GED, as well as their excellent character, positive attitude, superb classroom attendance and outstanding leadership.
As a grandmother of two young girls, Delibero plans to mentor them and others by sharing her success story. She believes that any obstacles to education can be overcome with hard work and belief in oneself.
“I was blessed with two grandchildren and I wanted to be a role model to them…to show them never to quit,” says Delibero.
Georgia’s 2008 EAGLE delegates are considered ambassadors and spokespersons for adult education, according to Ron Jackson, Commissioner for the Technical College System of Georgia. Jackson adds, “These outstanding men and women are role models for others who want to obtain their GED. I take pride in knowing that each delegate demonstrates leadership qualities wherever they are – their homes, communities, workplaces and, most assuredly, in their classrooms.”
Gwinnett Technical College is among 33 colleges in the Technical College System of Georgia. In 2007, 140,852 students attended TCSG colleges, which offer small classes, hands-on experience and low student-to-teacher ratios.
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Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of the region it serves. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech's service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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