Close to 300 students in the Goal Oriented Adult Learning (GOAL) program at Western Technical College will be honored at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Lunda Center, 319 7th St. N., La Crosse.
Participating graduates will include those from the following programs of instruction: High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED), General Educational Development (GED), Adult High School, and Alternative High School.
The graduation ceremony will feature student speakers Sara Bowman, Terrence Mack, and Haley Padilla from La Crosse, and Delores Warthan from Sparta. The keynote speakers will be Wisconsin Senator Jennifer Shilling, and the undergraduate research and creativity graduate assistant from UW-La Crosse, Sarah Koenigs.
Western offers GOAL programs in eight locations throughout the college’s district. Additional services offered through Western’s Learner Support and Transition Division include English Language Learners classes (ELL), developmental courses prior to post-secondary training, 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, visit the Learner Support and Transition web page.