Natasha Parker, far right, speaks during the June 2 Franklin County Adult and Community Education graduation ceremony. From left are Sophie Fahnley, Dana Paradis, Trey Dufour, Carrieanne Crockett, June Clark, Remy Hiltz, Grace Bubier, Austin Pepin and Jacob Gross. Submitted photo

The Franklin County Adult and Community Education held its graduation ceremony June 2 in Farmington.

Twenty students completed multiple tests to achieve their HiSET or worked long hours to gain their adult education diploma. Each one was celebrated at the event with anecdotal stories about their adult education experience, according to a news release from the Farmington office.

Student speakers June Clark and Elisha Rackliffe shared their thoughts with their fellow graduates. Natasha Parker, a College Transitions student, was a guest speaker at the event. She talked about how a few minutes of career counseling changed her college aspirations and her life goals.

Carrieanne Crockett, left, and Liza Donald embrace following the Franklin County Adult and Community Education graduation June 2 in Farmington. Submitted photo

Maggie Scholl, ELA instructor, presented Grace Bubier and June Clark with Adult Education National Honor Society cords in recognition for their positive attitude and hard work. Superintendent Christian Elkington awarded the diplomas to students.

Graduates included Michael Austin, Rebeka Bradley, Grace Bubier, June Clark, Carrieanne Crockett, Trey Dufour, Gena Elliott-Provencher, Sophie Fahnley, Jacob Gross, Remy Hiltz, Sean Lakin, Kern Manning, Dana Paradis, Austin Pepin, Elisha Rackliffe, Brayden Richards, Kirk Smith, Kade Sweenhart and Haylee Toth.

Attendees watch the Franklin County Adult and Community Education graduation ceremony June 2 in Farmington. Submitted photo