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Yeah WOO GED Graduates--Join the Celebration

Susan Notes: These are students pushed out of Birmingham schools for "lack of interest." Celebrate with the WOO this lack of interest.

You can help them celebrate: The WOO needs funds for renting gowns and other associated graduation expenses. Address below.

Five more students are taking the exam this week.


The following fifteen (15) WOO students completed their GED exam year and will be invited to graduate on stage on May 27th with a hundred other graduates in the Jefferson County Board of Education GED graduation ceremony:

Jessica Holt, 2003
April Anderson, 2003
Eric Steele, 2003
Terence Covington, 2003
Joseph McGowan, 2003
John Branch, 2003
LaJonda Davis, 2004
Monique Kagayigayi, 2004
Christopher Robinson, 2004
Gregory Robinson, 2004
Wambui Njoroge, 2004
Daroues Hayes, 2004
Jamaal Baker, 2004
Kimberly Davis, 2004
Rachelle Smith, 2004

The WOO celebrates 33 WOO GED graduates since we opened in September, 2000.

In addition, an unprecedented five (05) WOO students will sit for all day GED exam this coming Friday. All five students are extremely strong candidates and we expect them to do well.

WOO GED minimum graduation expenses per student include the following:

  • GED exam fee = $40.00

  • cap, gown, WOO honor cloth = $45.00

  • certificates and frames = $03.00

  • roses at the ceremonies = $06.00

  • induction into the National Adult Education Honor Society (for eligible students) = $12.00

  • photographs and incidentals = $15.00

  • TOTAL, per graduate = $121.00

    Any donations to assist our WOO GED graduates should be sent to the WOO and earmarked: "WOO GED graduates."

    Our students need your support and encouragement.

    The World of Opportunity
    7429 Georgia Road
    Birmingham, AL 35212

    The World of Opportunity



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