Tarrant County College’s Generation Hope Laptop Program Graduates First Class

FORT WORTH, Texas (May 29, 2014)
 
WHAT:
As part of its commitment to excellence and the creation of a college-going culture, Tarrant County College will celebrate the graduation of 56 eighth-grade students from its first class of the Generation Hope Laptop Program. The program’s mission includes leveraging participants’ exposure to computer technology. TCC Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley, TCC South Campus President Peter Jordan and Tarrant County Commissioner Roy C. Brooks, founder and board president, will participate in the graduation.
 
Students in the program, now managed by TCC’s South Campus Continuing Education Services, will be recognized for their accomplishments including awards earned in Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) regional and state competitions. Students are graduating from the following Fort Worth ISD schools — Benbrook Middle, Dunbar Middle, Handley Middle, McLean Middle, and the Young Men’s Leadership Academy; Crowley ISD school — H.F. Stevens Middle and Everman ISD school – Charles Baxter Junior High.
 
WHEN:
Friday, May 30, 2014
Graduation 6-7:30 p.m., followed by a reception
 
WHERE:
TCC South Campus
5301 Campus Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76018
 
Graduation: Rotunda Building (SRTA 1102)
Reception: Student Center Dining Hall (SSTU 1114)
 
EVENT CONTACTS:
Jonathan Davis
South Campus Community Outreach Coordinator
817-515-4157
Friday only: 817-523-9926
 
Alisa Jones
South Campus Continuing Education Services Director
817-515-4598
Friday only: 214-549-4786
 
Gladys Emerson
South Campus Continuing Education Services Vice President
817-515-4233
Friday only: 817-475-2494