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The First Choice for a Second Chance

Virtual Learning

MECHS Covid-19 Response and Actions Steps Moving Forward

 

 

At MECHS, we recognize how important and special high school graduation is for our teachers, students, and parents. 

We want to recognize our students and celebrate with them in several ways. 

Each of our MECHS' sites had a small in person ceremony with all safety precautions in place and each celebration was a special event. 

We want to recognize our graduates' hard work by also hosting a virtual ceremony for each site in honor our graduates' perserverance.   

 

Congratulations to all our 2020 MECHS Graduates.  We are proud of you!   

 

Please click the link below to tune in.

MEchs 2020 virtual Ceremony

 

 

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Takema W. -Always felt she had a purpose at MECHS

Takema was a MECHS graduate from the Hall Site. Takema is now enrolled at Lanier Technical College where she plans to get an Early Childhood Education degree. Takema credits her success to her Mentor and the staff at the Hall Site who helped her every step of the way and never let her give up. Takema said, "Someone was always there to greet me when I walked in the door and I felt welcomed each and every day as if I had a purpose." Takema was able to work a part-time job while she was taking classes at MECHS. She enjoyed the self-paced aspect of Mountain Ed because she could learn at a pace that was comfortable for her needs. Takema also enjoyed the tutoring available at MECHS that helped her as she needed it to never let her fail. 

Kayla G. - MECHS 2019 Valedictorian

Kayla Gray enrolled at MECHS after getting behind in school due to a tragic accident in Costa Rica that left her in a wheelchair for months. Struggling to get caught back up in her coursework, she decided to transfer to MECHS where she could work at her own pace and not get punished for missing some school days.  Kayla quickly accelerated above her peers and began Dual Enrollment at the University of North Georgia. Kayla graduated a semester early and already has enough college credits to be a junior. Kayla plans to get a degree at UNG in Mandarin, and possibly another foreign language, to pursue a career in mission work. 

Ishmael C- Attending Kennesaw State with Scholarships

 

Ismael Contrares came to MECHS more than two years behind in his school work due to personal setbacks. Ismael enrolled the Hill Center Site in Forsyth County and immediately began accelerating in his classes. He was awarded the privilege of being chosen to represent his site at the annual MECHS Washington D.C. Trip in 2018. Ismael graduated in February of 2019 and is now attending Kennesaw State University with plans to pursue a career in music. Ismael is a highly awarded trombone player and will play at KSU.