Adult Education grads seek to further careers – The Ellsworth American

by | Jun 22, 2022 | Education

SULLIVAN — Adult education students celebrated their accomplishments at the RSU 24 Adult Education Center in Sullivan on Wednesday, June 15.
More than 25 students received their certificates of completion, certifying their hard work to complete their programs.
Among those speaking at the certificate ceremony was Ernie West, a retired Navy veteran and former employee at The Jackson Laboratory. West is also a former student at RSU 24 Adult Education, where he has received several certifications.
West teaches several certification courses, including first aid and CPR classes and hunter safety, firearm safety and ATV safety.
West spoke about his role as speaker for the ceremony, and what it personally meant to him to be a part of it.
“It was quite an honor for me because I went through the CNA class,” West said.
West congratulated the students and thanked those who earned certificates in health care for the important work they will be doing in their careers.
“Could not have been at a better time,” West said in his speech. “We really, truly need people out there.”
Several students who earned certificates shared their experience in adult education, and what their certificates mean for them personally, and for their careers.
Kristen Fowler and Joshua Carter both earned their certified nursing assistant (CNA) certificates, as well as their certified residential medication aide (CRMA) certificates. Fowler also was honored as a National Adult Educati …

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