Wednesday, May 20, 2015

24th annual commencement recognizes more than 1,300 graduates

CGCC's Class of 2015 at Sloan Park
More than 1,300 students graduated from Chandler-Gilbert Community College, 300 of them braving a spring storm to participate in the 24th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 15. The event was held for the first time at Sloan Park, spring training home of the Chicago Cubs, in Tempe, Ariz.  Graduates and their families arrived for the 7 p.m. ceremony, which featured student speaker Cassandra Roose and keynote address Felicia Ganther, associate vice chancellor for student affairs for the Maricopa County Community College District.

"The tassle's worth the hassle"
Among those graduating include 79 veterans, 443 students with a 3.5 GPA or higher, 118 honors program graduates with a 3.25-4.0 GPA and 138 members of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. (Some students received multiple honors). 

The week prior, 75 students were recognized for their academic accomplishments at the 11th annual Evening of Excellence award ceremony, many receiving scholarships. 
Students receive honors at Evening of Excellence

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