Dublin woman named Adult Education Student of the Year

With this award, Rochelle White will get to communicate all about the condition about grownup literacy as an ambassador for the technique.

DUBLIN, Ga. — The Technical Higher education Program of Ga named a Dublin female as its Grownup Education University student of the Yr. With this award, Rochelle White receives to converse all more than the condition about adult literacy as an ambassador for the program.

“Lengthy as you stay and God offers you breath each day, you are hardly ever also aged to go back to school,” White stated.

White has worked as a CNA at the Dublin VA for more than 20 several years. She’s a one mom of five, at the moment working on her GED.

She suggests one particular day whilst driving, she noticed a signal at Oconee Tumble Line Specialized Higher education offering grownups the chance to go again to faculty.

“I took gain of the chance. I stated, ‘OK, now here is my time to shine. Now here’s my time to go back again to school and go after my career that I have constantly wished to do,'” White stated. 

The award grants her a two-yr scholarship for any faculty she would like to go to. Originally, White went back again to come to be a useful nurse and then an RN, but now with this chance, she has viewed as getting to be an X-ray technician.

“Hope within just your self, self confidence in oneself. I would inform men and women, ‘Don’t hardly ever be ashamed to go back again to school,'” claimed White. 

White’s instructor Sonya May well Calvin suggests White is a brilliant light who has extra people in her corner than she could ever imagine. 

“What she represents is that it will not issue your age, your gender, your race your scenario — that the option to go again to college is here,” Could Calvin said. 

“The important to accomplishment is training. Retain pushing, you should not in no way set off what you can do right now for tomorrow. If you want to go to university, go to college,” White claimed. 

White will journey the condition speaking to college students, civic groups, legislators, and some others about literacy and lifelong studying. 

White states she has a eyesight of getting improved and hopes that her story conjures up other people to be improved as properly. She says the sky is the restrict.