Graduation Program Helps Make College a Realistic Goal

Posted on June 13, 2013 by Sally Mesarosh

Preston Smith and Christi Williams walked across the stage to the cheers of family, friends and teachers.

Their graduation from Mesa’s first GED-to-MCC group moved them a step closer to successful college completion.

The program, sponsored by Mesa Counts on College with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is among the many strategies under development to boost the number of college graduates in our community from the baseline of 29 percent.

Graduation program helps make college a realistic goal.pdf


Arizona Republic. June 13, 2013