The Cherokee Nation celebrated 72 graduates from the tribe’s adult education program during a special ceremony held Sept. 19 at the Cherokee Casino Tahlequah Chota Center.
Deputy Chief Bryan Warner and Tribal Councilors Keith Austin and Daryl Legg helped honor the graduates. Participants who completed the program and passed the GED high school equivalency test were awarded diplomas at the reception.
“This is a celebration of what our Cherokee Nation citizens have accomplished,” said Warner. “Education is a lifelong journey, and no matter what road you’ve taken to be where you are today, you should never give up, no matter what your story is. I’m proud of each and every one of our citizens for completing this program, and I look