Menasha Packaging Education Center
The Class of 2021 student speeches shares stories of gratitude for mentors, instructors, and others who have helped them along their journey. Click this icon “▶️” next to the student’s names to hear their stories.
"As you walk through life allow your family and friends to walk with you. So when it gets too hard to stand, you have someone to lean on, who can pick you up and carry you."
"If you want to succeed, you have to put in the effort."
"During my 2 years in GPSEd, I learned acquiring and holding a job is not as easy as I initially thought it would be."
"GPSEd is one of the best things to happen to me. I was always struggling in school but this program really helped me get a grip on everything and open up my senses."
"A few skills I have learned are employability skills, financial literacy and soft skills. I have been fortunate to work with great people along the way."
"If you believe in yourself, with a tiny pinch of charm all your goals can become a reality!"
"Life moves by fast, but if I try hard enough I can get ahead and be bound for greatness."
"During my time in GPSEd, I have become a more mature and responsible person, taking more initiative to help others, and learning how to be more patient to see things through to the end."
Atlas Tag & Label Inc.
"I am proud of a lot of things I have accomplished at GPS Education Partners."
"GPSEd is a better opportunity because it gave me a chance to be out in the field. I will have more experience in the industry than many of my friends."
"Its not always about what you want to do, it's about what you have to do."
"During my time at GPSEd, l learned the world is yours - you can make or break it. You can choose to do anything you want. I have a lot of options for employment in many different career paths as well as so many opportunities that I have for my life in general."
"GPSEd was a big investment in myself by helping me build skills that will be useful in the future."
Bay Area Services
"The greatest lesson I learned this year was that you should always look behind you when taking an A/C unit out of a van."
Creative Metal Products
“Confrontation is one of the hardest things in life; focus on overcoming it early.”
"After many years of traditional school I have yet to remember anything useful, but during my time with GPSEd, I have learned many real world skills."
"When you make the most of your struggles, you get your victories, and a bright future."
Miller Electric Mfg. Company
"My time in GPSEd has opened my eyes to new interests and opportunities."
North Graduation Ceremony Photos
Thank you to all who were able to join us at our north graduation ceremony. It was an amazing night with so many smiles, laughs, happy tears and great stories shared. Congratulations to our seniors at our Menasha Packaging Education Center! We are so proud and know you will do great things. Below are some photos we were able to capture during the night for you to view and save for your memories.
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If you took any photos to help commemorate the night, please email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.