A GEC Legacy – The Rodriquez Brothers

A.J. and his younger brother Aaron, both started attending the center in Kindergarten, a few years apart. In 2023 they will be doing something together – they will both be graduating. Over the past decade and a half, these brothers have watched the center grow....

GEC Students Step Up to Assist Relief Efforts

Thank God GEC and families were blessed during hurricane Ian with little damage. The students needed to release their emotions and repay their blessings to those not as fortunate as themselves. These acts of public service encompassed several measurable aspects of the...

GEC Students are Flying High

In 2018, as part of the newly formed Entrepreneurial Apprenticeship Program (EAP) the students of GEC were invited to take part in the Young Eagles program, whose mission is to introduce children to the world of aviation. At that time, Jocelyn and Julian weren’t ready...

S.M.A.R.T. Programs Helps Hit a Home Run

Growing up, the hardships these children have endured as part of the migrant community make it hard to trust people. Many of these children are withdrawn and don’t want to take part in anything that falls outside their comfort zone. They are left emotionally and...

Congratulations 2022 Graduates!

This year we celebrate two new high school graduates, Evelyn Martinez and Yuliana Cruz! Because of their hard work, they have both been awarded scholarships from GEC, Jumpstart, and Earn to Learn. Thank you to the wonderful teachers that have helped them over the...

ENTREPRENEURIAL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM CONTINUES AT CYPRESS WOODS

We are happy to report that the Entrepreneurial Apprenticeship Program (EAP) secured three more years of funding thanks to the Joseph J. Schott Family Foundation in honor of recently retired Food & Beverage Director Bill Sargent, who played an important part in...