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McDowell Early College (MEC) will graduate 51 students from the Class of 2019 tonight.

The ceremony will take place tonight at 7 p.m. at East McDowell School. The guest speaker is Jessica Sutton, former MEC teacher who currently works at McDowell Academy of Innovation.

Of the 51 graduates, 94% will receive completed associate’s degrees through McDowell Technical Community College this year. They have earned over 2,970 hours of college credits and logged over 7,650 hours of community service.

For more information, visit www.mec.mcdowell.k12.nc.us.

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