SFCC celebrates HSE Graduation on campus at 6 p.m. May 17

Santa Fe Community College Celebrates High School Equivalency Graduates

Ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 in the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center

What: Santa Fe Community College Celebrates 65 Students Earning a High School Equivalency Certificate (HSE)

Santa Fe Community College will celebrate 65 students who successfully completed their High School Equivalency exams in the Adult Education, Academic and Career Education (ACE) program.

Who: Sixty-Five SFCC students earning a High School Equivalency Certificate


Keynote Speakers:

Eric Vasquez – He currently serves as the One Stop Operator at Northern Area Local Workforce Development Board. Eric Vasquez previously served as the program manager of the Regional Economic Development Initiative.

Ericka Van Eckhoutte – He currently serves as the WIOA Director of Adult/Dislocated Worker for Northern New Mexico.



Student Speakers: Josephine (Josie) Valdez

Norma Lizbeth Martinez Jaramillo

Jeremiah Delgado, HSE graduate and I-BEST student

When: 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 17

Where: William C. Witter Fitness Education Center at SFCC, 6401 Richards Ave.

Of Note: The SFCC Academic and Career Education (ACE) program helps students prepare for their High School Equivalency (HSE) credential as well as college and career upon completion of their HSE. Students prepare for the GED or HiSET exams to fulfill requirements for the HSE set by the state of New Mexico. The Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) Program at SFCC provides students with career pathways for automotive, early childhood education, or health care. Students learn job-related skills while strengthening their reading, writing, and math abilities. Photos: Keynote Speakers photos attached.

Contact: Adult Education ACE Program, 505-428-1142, kristen.krell@sfcc.edu.

For more than 35 years, Santa Fe Community College has been the gateway to success for individuals and the community by providing affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological, and economic needs of a diverse community. SFCC is a designated Best for Vets and Military Friendly school. The college serves more than 12,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult programs. For further information, visit sfcc.edu or call 505-428-1000. Follow us: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn.