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Hundreds of students graduate from JTED

Posted at 10:33 PM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-18 12:18:23-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - A graduation for hundreds of students at JTED were recognized at the Kino Sports Complex Friday evening.

JTED provides free career and technical education all over Pima County.

One of the students at tonight's event is already a licensed nursing assistant.

Nicole Pena said "I just hope people realize that JTED is something amazing... Take that opportunity."

Also on stage tonight, the founder of Potoff Private Philanthropy.

The group pledged to donate one million dollars over five years to support JTED programs.

The founder says he wants to help the students of today, who want a career the trades with the proper education.

For more information on JTED programs, click here.