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Federal education official visits WNC campus

Tammy Morowski wears her achievement next to her sleeve. A tattoo on her right forearm displays "2010," the year she earned her GED, or high school equivalency degree.

"It's that important to me," she said. "If it wasn't, I wouldn't put it on my body."

Morowski, along with other students who completed Western Nevada College's adult education programs, shared their stories with Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant U.S. secretary for vocational and adult education, who visited the campus Tuesday.

"I'm here to listen and learn," she told a group of students and staff, including college president Carol Lucey. "It's a really great …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 11, 2012 09:45PM Published Sep 11, 2012 09:44PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.