Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Northwest Michigan Works! Adult Education graduation ceremony was switched from an in-person event to a virtual ceremony online. The Adult Education Class of 2021 includes 21 graduates who received a high school diploma and 26 candidates who have completed the GED (HSE) certificate. The virtual ceremony includes presentations by TBAISD Superintendent, Dr. Nick Ceglarek, Northwest Michigan Works! Chief Program Officer, Terry Vandercook, student speaker, Crystal Bottrell, and in place of a commencement address, comments from any of this year's graduates. Watch the video below to see the Virtual Ceremony. Scroll down this page to find written copies of all four of the speeches submitted for students for this year's event also a copy of the graduation program.
Graduation Speech Krisal Griffin
Graduation Speech Danielle Mayer
Graduation Speech Mary Scarbrough
Graduation Speech Crystal Bottrell