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 23 graduates who received a high school diploma and 28 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 many of this year's graduates. Watch the video below to see the Virtual Ceremony and scroll down the page to find links to written copies of speeches submitted by students for this year's event and also a copy of the commencement program.