News Release

Published on Friday, May 11, 2012

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 Thursday, May 24, 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 three student speakers: Keisha Clay of Holmen, La Songsavangtong of La Crosse, and John Rommel, Jr. of Sparta.

The keynote address will be delivered by Wendy Sherwood, Western 2012 graduate from the Associate Degree-Nursing Program and Western 2010 GOAL graduate.

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 Web site at