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Thirty-eight students will graduate from KC Adult Education & Literacy program  

Kilgore College’s Adult Education and Literacy program will award certificates to 38 graduates at its annual commencement ceremony 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, in Dodson Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.

Katherine Colteaux, of Longview, was named the class salutatorian and will give the welcome address. Garrison Martin, of Gladewater, was named the valedictorian and will give the farewell address.

The ceremony will feature commencement speaker, Chad Patterson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of the Big Pines.

KC’s Adult Education and Literacy program offers a full range of free services to help adults improve their lives, including English as a Second Language (ESL), basic literacy skills, exam preparation, High School Equivalency (HSE), Integrated Education & Training and Intensive College Readiness preparation.

Day and evening classes are offered at no cost at 25 locations in Gregg, Upshur and Rusk counties.

For information on the Adult Education and Literacy program, visit or call (903) 236-2004.

Certificate recipients by hometown:

Carthage: Rebecca Rodriguez

Gilmer: Celia G. Hernandez Barrios

Gilmer: Rocsana Gorostieta

Gladewater: Morgan Bowman

Gladewater: Tressa Hernandez

Gladewater: Garrison Martin

Gladewater: Tiana Weems

Hallsville: Kelly Barr

Hallsville: Taylor Thompson

Hallsville: Zoey Tolpo

Kilgore: Anastasia Arista

Kilgore: Brenna Foxworth

Kilgore: Zuri Garrison

Longview: Cassandra Alvarez

Longview: Nalleli Andrade

Longview: Margie Bales

Longview: Taneisha Brager**

Longview: Sadaya Burns

Longview: Katherine Colteaux

Longview: Shakiela Florence

Longview: Abigail Gaona

Longview: Beatriz Berrones**

Longview: Syneses Hamilton**

Longview: Kaylee Korth

Longview: Karla Lopez

Longview: Ruby Maiden

Longview: Daylon Powell

Longview: Maria De Los Angeles Sanchez Mares**

Longview: Myles Savage

Longview: Alyssya Woods

Longview: Xeridet Zavalija

Marshall: Carson Ingle

Overton: Adriana Nachell Gipson

Overton: Caleb Matlock

Overton: Joshua Matlock

Overton: LaRae West**

Tyler: Jean Arroyo

Winona: Raquel Juarez Gonzalez


** Also earned membership in the National Adult Education Honor Society

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