More than 80 students graduate from Gulfport Job Corps

More than 80 students graduate from Gulfport Job Corps
Friday, 82 students overcame tremendous challenges to graduate from the Gulfport Job Corps. (Photo source: WLOX)
(Photo source: WLOX)
(Photo source: WLOX)

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - More than 80 young men and women celebrated a major achievement on Friday — graduation from the Gulfport Job Corps.

The students overcame tremendous obstacles to get their high school diplomas or GEDs, and complete a skill. Some already have jobs or plan to attend college.

Commencement speaker Representative Sonya Williams Barnes noted that the students are her inspiration.

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