News Release

Published on Thursday, May 20, 2010

This year, over 400 students in the Goal Oriented Adult Learning (GOAL) program at Western Technical College will be honored at a graduation ceremony scheduled for Friday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Lunda Center on the La Crosse Campus.

Participating graduates will include those from the following programs of instruction: High School Equivalency Diploma, General Educational Development, Adult High School, and Alternative High School.

The graduation ceremony will feature four student speakers: Hana Locke of La Crosse, Wendy Sherwood of Tomah, Amber Bundy of La Crosse, and Scott Gerdes of Black River Falls.

The keynote address will be delivered by Peg Perri, Adult Educator, Western Technical College Instructional Support Service and General Studies Divisions.

Western offers GOAL programs in nine locations throughout the college’s district. Additional services offered through Western’s Instructional Support Services Division include English Language Learners classes (ELL), Developmental Courses prior to post-secondary training, COMPASS Test Preparation, Basic Skills/Review, and High School Credit courses.

For more information about GOAL courses or to learn about additional programs and services at Western Technical College, call 608.785.9200 or visit the website at