Nubian Directions II Students Receive Diplomas

July 5, 2023 11:17 AM

At Nubian Directions II, we recently witnessed a remarkable moment in the lives of our students. During the Dutchess Community College graduation ceremony, a group of determined individuals proudly received their General Educational Development (GED) certificates. These students not only celebrate their GED but also multiple other work-related certifications they acquired. This event celebrated their academic achievements and highlighted the transformative impact of organizations like Nubian Directions.

Nubian Directions graduate walking across the stage.

Nubian Directions II, Inc. has always been dedicated to empowering individuals from underprivileged communities. We understand the unique obstacles our students face, such as financial constraints and limited access to resources. To address these challenges, we provide tailored programs and resources that help them overcome barriers and achieve their goals.

Nubian Directions graduate shaking hands and accepting his diploma.

Our student Iyshur Rashad, who was recently spotlighted in the Poughkeepsie Journal, spoke at the graduation about her struggles and what it took to get where she is.

Iyshur Rashad giving her speech about what it took to get to this point.

Earning a GED holds immense significance for our students. It represents a fresh start and a chance to attain an education that may have eluded them previously. It signifies their determination, perseverance, and commitment to personal growth.

The Dutchess Community College graduation ceremony became a momentous occasion for our students. Surrounded by their peers, families, and the wider community, they stood tall, radiating pride and joy. This ceremony was a poignant reminder of the limitless possibilities education offers and the transformative impact of unwavering support.

Nubian Directions student accepting his diploma with his son by his side.

Beyond celebrating our students' achievements, the graduation ceremony served as a powerful source of inspiration for others facing similar challenges. Our students shared their stories, reminding others that they, too, can overcome obstacles and transform their lives through education.
As our students celebrate their success, they embark on a new chapter filled with opportunities. Armed with their GED and work certifications, they can pursue higher education or enter the workforce, ready to make meaningful contributions to society.

Iyshur Rashad accepting her diploma as she walks across the stage.

The Dutchess Community College graduation ceremony symbolized a significant milestone in the lives of our students. It highlighted the transformative power of education and the importance of support. When we come together, we can create a brighter future and foster lasting change within our communities.

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