13 student-inmates honored during graduation

WHITEVILLE, Tenn. — A graduation ceremony marked the achievement made by 13 student-inmates.

According to CoreCivic, on Friday, the students at the Whiteville Correctional Facility in Hardeman County were recognized for earning either their High School Equivalency diploma or an Industry Recognized Certificate.

“Education is critical to the success of these students both during incarceration and their lives post-release,” said James Bailey, principal at Whiteville. “We are very proud of the dedication these students have put forth so far on their education journeys, and we look forward to seeing their future successes, whether that be in education at Whiteville or when they return home to their communities.”

CoreCivic says seven graduates earned their HiSET diploma, one graduate earned a Vocational Certificate in Carpentry, two earned their Certificate in electrical, and three graduated with an HVAC Certificate.

“Our goal is to help you succeed along the way and with every graduation we celebrate, we grow more confident that we are reaching our goal,” said Michael Linder, a Instructor Supervisor at Whiteville who addressed the graduates.

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