Danielle Speer honored as 2011 EAGLE student for Savannah Technical College

Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education recognizes successful Adult Education/GED graduates

SAVANNAH – Last week in Atlanta, officials from across the state gathered as the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) honored the best and brightest adult education students. Danielle Speer is the 2011 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) for Savannah Technical College.She attended classes at the college’s program at the Army Education Center in Hinesville, Georgia, and received her General Educational Development (GED) test diploma in October, 2010. Speeris currently enrolled in the college’s cosmetology program at the Liberty Campus. Her career goal is to graduate and open her own hair salon.

Danielle Speer is married to William Speer who is a soldier with the 3rd Infantry Division (M) at Ft. Stewart, Georgia, and is currently deployed with his unit in Iraq. She returned to the Adult Education program after her husband deployed and has discovered great teachers who were willing to help her with her studies and the final GED exam. She credits her teachers with providing her the confidence to do well.

She enjoys reading in her spare time and now is an active volunteer with the same Adult Education program where she was a student.

Savannah Technical College offers Adult Education/GED preparation in locations throughout Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. For information, call 912.443.5446 or on the web .

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (