At the Great Neck Public Schools Adult Learning Center’s graduation ceremony, recipients of New York State (NYS) High School Equivalency Diplomas, those who have met NYS benchmarks for English language proficiency and those who are new citizens of the United States were recognized.
Board of Education members President Barbara Berkowitz, Vice President Lawrence Gross and Trustees Susan Healy and Donna Peirez, as well as school and district administrators, were present at the ceremony. Board Trustee Donald Ashkenase was unable to attend.
High School Equivalency Diplomas were received by Ileana Alfonso, Dorcas Aregbesola, Miguel Cabrera, Oneida Castaneda, Leticia Cenedes Pereira, Zhen Cheung, Mi Yeong Cho, Wanru Dou, Beverli Espinell, Behnaz Ghahremani Asl, Jun He, Gervie Hiwatig, Motoko Huang, Aysel Kanar Gokbulut, In Young Kim, Young Ok Kwon, Xing Tong Li, Ying Li, Fabiana Marques, Hercules Nikolopoulos, Noah Ohebshalom, Sheetal Patel, Eva Perdichizzi, Vilma Salmeron, Jeanine Sanchez, Caroline Stewart, Yuki Tsutsumi, Manhua Wang, Yingyue Wang, Qiaoling Xie and Xiaoli Xu.
English as a New Language (ENL) graduates included Suhua Bai, Cleide Bispo Ferraz, Kelly Castillo, Nathali Castillo, Yi Lu Cham, Guijing Chen, Jun Yung Chen, Shuyun Cho, Jocelyn Cobian, Feng Gao, Mei Ni Hu, Xiubin Huang, Yi Fei Jin, Xu Li, Maria Linares, Shamsiddin Mukaddasov, Jose Matute, Yesica Ramirez, Leonor Cristin Reyes Redrovan, Lyudmila Sheydina, Lilian Villalobos, Kai Xi, Mudao Xiao, Xiaohong Yu and Xie Long Zha.
New U.S. citizens are Jorge Aguila, Maria Carvalho, George Cubas, Jose Garcia, Winsome Griffiths, Maria Interiano, Xiao Yan Liu, Carlos Silva, Deolinda Silva, Maria Soares Vieira, Nasim Tazeh and Edison Vieira.
Congratulations to all!