Pima County JTED students celebrate program completion

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Three hundred high school students celebrated Tuesday night at Centennial Hall.

Pima County's Joint Technical Education District held it's program completion ceremony.

These students spent lots of extra hours outside their regular high school schedule to complete the rigorous program.

Fields included everything from cosmetology to nursing services.

"It's been a long run during this program we've had our ups and downs but after tonight, I feel very proud to be part of JTED CNA class and I'm proud of everyone that's here tonight," said JTED student Robert Moore.

Many of the students will head to college, others can jump right into the workforce in their chosen fields.