Sugar Land, Texas – David Klotz, a Literacy Council of Fort Bend County student, has been honored as the winner of the Houston Money Week Adult Literacy Essay Contest. David will be the recipient of a $500 grand prize and will be recognized during a ceremony at the Houston Money Week Wrap Up Event on Tuesday, May 14th.
David is a High School Equivalency (HSE) student and his goal is to attain his GED. David has been a student of the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County for five years and volunteers at Catholic Charities. David is not only an inspiration to our organization, but also to our community.
Of his win, David states, “If I can do it, anyone can do it… You just can’t give up!”
David’s most remarkable attributes are his perseverance in pursuing his GED and his positive attitude towards everyone at the Literacy Council.
Kelli Metzenthin, executive director of the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, states, “David has had his share of life’s ups and downs. He is an inspiration to all of us as we watch him work hard every day to achieve his goals.”
The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County congratulates David Klotz on his amazing accomplishment!
For more information about the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, please call 281-240-8181 or visit www.ftbendliteracy.org.
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About the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County
Since 1987, the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County has been Changing Lives Through Literacy. The mission of the Literacy Council is to improve family, community and professional lives through adult literacy education. The Literacy Council provides several programs for its students: Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, U.S. Citizenship Preparation, Computer Skills and Workforce Readiness.
Editor’s Note: 3 photos attached
Photo Caption 1: The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County staff congratulates David Klotz for winning the Houston Money Week Adult Literacy Essay Contest.
Pictured: David Klotz