GISD Announces 1st Graduates of GC CTE EMC

GISD Announces First Graduating Class of GC CTE EMC
Posted on 06/03/2020
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FLINT– Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) is proud to announce the first graduating class of the Genesee County Career & Technical Education Early Middle College (GC CTE EMC). Administrators of the progressive and unique program graduated 22 students from Genesee County public high schools.

“We are so proud of these students, our first graduating class,” said Jennifer Thomas, GC CTE Early Middle College Coordinator. “Through this program, many students are receiving an associate degree and their high school diploma at the same time and are equipped to work in a high demand field.”

The GC CTE EMC is a three-year high school program designed to allow a student to explore and earn an associate degree, credentials, or transferable credit in a CTE Career Pathway while in high school. In 11th grade students blend high school coursework with college-level coursework, adding additional college courses in 12th grade and completing a full schedule of college coursework in a 13th year by following a specific Program of Study.

Nine of the 22 GC CTE EMC graduates were recognized for an associate degree in Applied Science at the Mott Community College (MCC) virtual graduation ceremony. For the first time this year, MCC recognized early middle college students with a special designation in the program. Students honored this year as GC CTE EMC and MCC graduates include:

Jordan Avery

Computer Occupations Technology, Computer Security

Genesee High School

Lance Baker

Computer Occupations Technology, Computer Security

Swartz Creek High 

Luke Baker

Computer Occupations Technology, Computer Security

Swartz Creek High 

Aaron Cadarette

Computer Occupations Technology, Computer Security

Carman-Ainsworth High

Katie Carver

Computer Occupations Technology, Computer Security

Flushing High School

Matthew Galant

Computer Occupations Technology, Applications Developer

Swartz Creek High 

Addison Mowl

Computer Occupations Technology, Applications Developer

Grand Blanc High 

Christopher Thayer

Computer Occupations Technology, Computer Security

Swartz Creek High 

Evan Watson

Automotive Technology

Fenton High School

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