Free GED Program Offered at Four Sites

(Bradenton, Fla., Nov. 8, 2007) - Manatee Community College (MCC) offers free general education (GED) test preparation classes and counseling at MCC Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West, Room 221, Building 18; MCC Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, Room 834, Building 800; MCC Traffic Safety Institute (next to Hollywood 20 theater), 1991 Main St., Suite 123, Sarasota; and Girls Inc., 201 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota. GED test scholarships are available to students who qualify.

Successful completion of the GED test is the nationally recognized equivalent of a high school diploma. Classes and counseling are offered:

  • 8 a.m. to noon and 5 to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, MCC Bradenton;
  • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 9 pm., Monday and Wednesday, MCC Venice;
  • 8 a.m. to noon, Monday and Wednesday, MCC Traffic Safety Institute; and
  • 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, Girls Inc.

For more information about MCC's GED program, call (941) 752-5203 in Bradenton; or (941) 408-1412 in Venice.

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