Supporting Family While Earning a Diploma

Supporting Family While Earning a Diploma

When Gary Moore was 11 years old, his mother became ill, and he dropped out of school to work and help support his younger sisters. As his siblings grew older, Gary thought he might return to school, until his family suffered more hardship. “After my grandpa’s...
The Excel Center celebrates 3,000th Graduate

The Excel Center celebrates 3,000th Graduate

The Excel Center, a unique high school that provides adults the opportunity to earn a Core 40 diploma, plans to celebrate surpassing 3,000 graduates at its winter graduation ceremonies on February 15 and 16. Having opened its first location in 2010, The Excel Center...
The Excel Center—A Look Back at our adult high school

The Excel Center—A Look Back at our adult high school

In 2010, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana recognized that over half-a-million adults in Indiana lacked a high school diploma. Having already opened Indianapolis Metropolitan High School in 2004, a public charter school for traditional-aged students that...
Meet Graduate Denise Floyd

Meet Graduate Denise Floyd

Denise Floyd enrolled at The Excel Center when she was nearly 30 years old. She had previously left high school after falling behind in her classes. Denise supported her family working various odd jobs, but she wanted a career. “I realized that without my high school...