DODGE CITY—Despite a challenging end to the school year and the threat of a global pandemic, an education center in Dodge City focused on helping students overcome their own challenges and recently celebrated its 2020 graduates.
Pam Gleason with the Dodge City Adult Education Center said nine of the center’s 24 graduates, who had completed 21 credit hours, received their diplomas in a graduation ceremony on Sunday, July 19, at the Dodge City High School Auditorium.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the center implemented some restrictions during the ceremony, Gleason said.
“We did social distance the families and graduates, wore masks and didn’t have the reception after the graduation,” she said.
During the ceremony, motivational speaker Joe Coles gave graduates a word of encouragement, emphasizing