Lone Star College invites GED recipients to "walk the stage" in graduation ceremonies

HOUSTON (April 30, 2012) – Lone Star College System is hosting its third annual GED graduation ceremonies beginning May 8.

Students who passed the GED, or General Educational Development tests, and earned their certificate from May 2011 through April 2012 at a LSCS location are invited to celebrate their achievements by participating in the graduation ceremony at their respective campus.

Ceremonies will be held at multiple LSCS campuses. Students may call the Continuing Education office at their campus to RSVP and for more information.

Below are the GED graduation ceremony dates by campus, along with the CE personnel contact information:

LSC-Conroe Center and LSC-Montgomery, ceremony set for May 8, LSC-Conroe Center students contact Luisa Luna at 936.521.4505; LSC-Montgomery students contact Alejandra Rubio at 936.273.7446;

LSC-Kingwood, May 17, Devon Alexander at 281.312.1660;

LSC-North Harris, May 18, Kathy Bible at 281.618.5630 or Allison Maderia at 281.618.5701;

LSC-Tomball and LSC-CyFair, May 24; LSC-Tomball students contact Denise McCurdy at 281.401.1864 or Marilyn Smith at 281.357.3645; LSC-CyFair students contact Noemi Silva at 281.290.5991.

Guest speakers will highlight each ceremony, including Univision’s radio and television personality, Renzo Heredia, who will address graduates at LSC-Montgomery.

Heredia will share how his experiences with diverse cultures, politics, art, and ideas have allowed him to serve as an information source and voice for the community.

For more information visit LoneStar.edu/GED-graduation.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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