Guam - Sixteen George Washington High School students are proving they're ready for the workforce after passing the National Career Readiness Certificate test under the WorkKeys administered by the Guam Community College in partnership with the Department of Labor.

The nationally recognized certificate verifies problem solving, critical thinking, reading for information, locating information, and applied mathematics skills.

Front row, l to r: Chelsa Muna-Brecht, GCC program specialist; Darlene Roberto, GW asst. principal; students Timothy Carlos; Ma-Ryan Babauta; Amber San Agustin; Nathaneal Herring; Joseph Hiton; Norbert Tiru; Nathan Tedtaotao; and Monica Lujan and Doreen Pereda, GW counselors. Back row: George Borja, GW School to Work teacher; students MyLisha Alcantara; Jipada Kraitong; Lanacia Camacho; Rochelle Torres; Lorain Tio; and Hernalin Analista, GCC CTE counselor at GW; Marleen Legaspi, GW counselor; and Victor Rodgers, GCC asst. director of Continuing Education & Workforce Development. Not present to receive their certificates were students Shaun Avellana, Ivan Vibar, and Staisy JohnMark.