GCC graduate praises community college education
May 11, 2021
By CHARITY SMITH
IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College commencement speaker Rylee Nicoletti, a member of the Class of 2021, talked about how she learned the value of a community college education as she spoke at the college’s 87th annual commencement ceremony held virtually Friday night.
“When I was about to graduate high school I wanted a nose piercing, but I wasn’t 18; so of course, I needed my parents’ permission. It was a hard and definite ‘no,’” said the high honors graduate in applied science from Port Wing, Wisconsin, as she began her speech....