Ceremony honors Early College students

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Nine Warren Early College High School students were recognized for their achievements during a celebration entitled Earning the Green at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center on the college's main campus in Vance County.

The honorees were recognized for being set to graduate in 2015 having already earned a minimum of 26 hours of college credit.

The early college allows students to earn their diploma and a two-year degree at Vance-Granville over a five-year period.

This was the third ceremony hosted by Vance-Granville Community College and Warren County Schools.

The keynote speaker at the event was Warren County Manager Linda Worth.

Early College senior Shayna Boyd also offered words.

Other speakers were Dr. Linda Mason, Warren County Schools assistant superintendent for curriculum; Ryan Hurley, Early College principal; college president Dr. Stelfanie Williams; Deborah Brown, chairman of the VGCC Board of Trustees; and Roberta Scott, chairman of the Warren County Board of Education.