The average annual income for a high-school dropout in 2005 was $17,299, compared to $26,933 for a high-school graduate, a difference of $9,634.
(Source: US Bureau of Census, 2006)
 
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Help yourself to a brighter future…

The Hilton Head Island GED Camp helps those without a high school diploma get a GED (General Education Diploma), a vital step toward better jobs and a brighter future.

To date, since the beginning of the Hilton Head GED Camp program two years ago, 40 of the 47 students who have taken the GED test have passed!

Hilton Head GED Camp is a day and/or evening program that provides three weeks of intensive preparation before taking the GED test given by the state of South Carolina.

To help students focus on their studies and remove obstacles to success, the program also provides snacks, emergency transportation and childcare (if needed).

Volunteers with experience in teaching writing, reading, math, social studies and science on a high school or college level teach the classes along with other qualified people.

Now Offering Classes in three locations:

Hilton Head Island
First Presbyterian Church

540 William Hilton Parkway
Hilton Head Island, SC
843-681-3696
Bill Raisch, GED Coordinator

Beaufort
First Presbyterian Church
Beaufort,SC
804-317-2258
Hugh Gouldthorpe, GED Coordinator

Bluffton
Bluffton Lowcountry Presbyterian Church
10 Simmonsville Road
Bluffton, SC
843-815-6570
Bob McCreight, GED Coordinator