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Forty-seven students graduate English as a New Language Program 


Students represent a cross-section of the globeGraduate

Forty-seven students from 10 different countries graduated from the Capital Region BOCES English as a New Language (ENL) level one course during a ceremony on Wednesday.

The students completed a three-month program that meets nine hours a week at the Trinity Alliance in Albany.

"The students are from all over the world and represent countries including  Yemen, India, Afghanistan, Syria, Burma, China, Dominican Republic, Iraq, Ecuador and Ethiopia," said Nancy Jones, program manager for Capital Region BOCES Adult Education.

BOCES offers the ENL classes free to students age 21 year or older.  The class is self-paced, individualized lessons designed to  help students improve English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

The top photo shows a graduate receiving her diploma from Nancy Jones, program manager for Adult Education at Capital Region BOCES.

Below right, Jones poses with two of the grads. Grad

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