GENEVA COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — With the recently completed 2022-2023 school year, Geneva County’s graduating class was recognized by the state for its high achievements.

The school’s 50+ graduates all achieved college and career readiness. In other words, whether the graduate plans to go to college, enter the workforce, or the military, the state says he or she has the tools at hand to become successful. A point that principal Ashley Sanders takes a lot of pride in.

Becoming college and career ready is not an overnight success, but takes a lot of individual student research.

“My thing, I tell our kids when you leave this place I want you to be successful no matter what you want to do. Whether you want to go to college, whether you want to go to work because at the end of the day, that’s our job to prepare them for the real world outside these four walls one day.” says Sanders.

Since taking office, Governor Kay Ivey has been a strong proponent of high school graduates having the skills of being college and career ready.