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SCC’s Adult Education/GED Classes To Resume In Beatrice

Adult education/General Educational Development classes are scheduled to resume Aug. 2 at Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus.

SCC sponsors the Adult Education program in Beatrice. It is a federal and state program that provides basic education skills to individuals who are 16 years of age and older and not enrolled in school. A $20 registration fee is due prior to the first day of class, and pre-registration is required.

The major components of Adult Education include GED preparation for those without a high school diploma; basic skills for those who need to improve in a specific area or enhance their life skills; English as a Second Language for residents who wish to learn to speak, read and write English; and citizenship classes for those wishing to become a U.S. citizen.

For more information about enrolling in class, being a volunteer tutor or to arrange a program about Adult Education for your club or organization, contact the Adult Education office at SCC’s Beatrice Campus at 800-233-5027, ext. 1236.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.