B-L High Students Earn National Career Readiness Certificates
Batesburg-Leesville, SC - ACT WorkKeys is a job skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a high performance workforce, ACT WorkKeys measures foundational and soft skills and offers specialized assessments to target institutional needs
2017 Batesburg-Leesville High senior, Ryan Jennings was the first Batesburg-Leesville High student to achieve Platinum level on the ACT WorkKeys assessment. Ryan, along with 92 other students from across the state, was recognized by State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman at a ceremony on September 21 in Columbia.
In the spring, all South Carolina students in their third year of high school took ACT WorkKeys, a job skills assessment. Students took three timed assessments in Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics and Locating Information. For Reading for Information and Applied Mathematics assessments, students could earn up to a seven. On the Locating Information assessment, students could earn up to a six.
Students successfully earning a score of three or higher on all three assessments could earn a National Career Readiness Certificate at either the Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze level, depending on performance. To earn a Platinum, students scored a level six or higher on all exams. To earn a gold, students scored a level five or higher. To earn a silver, students scored a level four or higher on all three exams. To earn a Bronze, students scored a level three or higher on all three exams.
Listed below are the Batesburg-Leesville High School students who earned either a Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze National Career Readiness Certificates.
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