They stumbled once early in life, but they didn’t stay down.
Last week, more than three dozen Delaware County students cleared a major obstacle in their career paths by earning their GED.
The high school equivalency diplomas were handed out at Delaware County Community College to 19 graduates from PathWays PA, 10 DCCC grads, and nine from the Delaware County Literacy Council, according to a report in the Daily Times.
“It’s clear sailing from here,” said former Chester Mayor, DCLC Board Member, and Adjunct Professor John Linder. “It’s not necessarily smooth sailing, but it’s clear. Don’t stop now. Go to the next level.”
Student commencement speaker Mussa Kromah also spoke about hard work and never giving up.
“In Africa, we have a saying,” he said. “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
Read more about the local GED commencement in the Daily Times here.