Tim Williams speaks to fellow adult learners during the second annual Adult Education Honors ceremony at Ivy Tech Community College last month. Williams was one of 60 graduates recognized during the program, which was presented by River Valley Resources and hosted by Psi Iota Xi, Zeta Xi Chapter. (Submitted photo)
Tim Williams speaks to fellow adult learners during the second annual Adult Education Honors ceremony at Ivy Tech Community College last month. Williams was one of 60 graduates recognized during the program, which was presented by River Valley Resources and hosted by Psi Iota Xi, Zeta Xi Chapter. (Submitted photo)
Sixty local residents were honored last month for earning their high school equivaliency diploma for the 2013-2014 school year.

The second annual program was hosted by Psi Iota Xi sorority at Ivy Tech Community College.

Of the sixty graduates, three will go on to seek secondary educations.

Dan Baughman served as the ceremony's guest speaker while graduate Tim Williams was the student speaker.

River Valley Resources offers free classes for adult learners in Jefferson County, as well as several of the surrounding counties.

During the ceremony, River Valley recognized the newly formed Jefferson County Adult Literacy Council and the volunteers and tutors who regularly work with adult learners

The list of graduates includes:

Charles Ashby, Beth Austin, Kennedy Ayler, Lisa Baker, Rubidalia Benitez, Caitlin Beatty, Olivia Bell, David Brown, Misty Byrd, Dwight Canfield, Elizabeth Cassidy, Catelin Clemons, Jaedra Cook, Elizabeth Copeland,

Amanda Davis, Collin Fisher, Jesse Griffin, Lana Handlon, Chelsey Harlow, Tonya Hitt, Joshua Hoover, Cory Hopkins, Shaun Humes, LeAnna Geyman-Hunt, Patrick Hunt, Joshua Huttsell, Teddy Jump, Nathan Large, Richard Leach, Jared Leineweber, Jacob Lewis, Codie Lefler, Josh Luper,

Haley Macon, Erin Mahoney, Katherine Mahoney, Amy Miller, Jasmin Morales, Tashauna Parker, Declia Pike, Renee Rance, Mark Reddick, Cody Reedy, Bridget Ritch, Tony Roark, Harlod Rowlett, Steve Robak, Seth Schafer, Zach Singleton,

Tyler Sipe, Charles Steele, Nicole Stephson, Timothy Stewart, April Stucker, Alex Tilley, Zach Tilley, John Thompson, Sarah Wagner, Timothy Williams and Brenda Wilson.