Thomas Nelson Community College Holds Commencement Ceremony

Published: May 15, 2007

Thomas Nelson Community College will celebrate its thirty-eighth Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 at the Hampton Coliseum. More than 1,000 students have applied to graduate during the 2006-2007 academic year. This number includes students who completed their curriculum requirements in the summer 2006, fall 2006 and those who have applied for graduation in spring 2007. Graduating students will receive associate degrees, career studies certificates and diplomas. Some of the graduating students will receive more than one degree or a combination of degree, career studies certificate and/or diploma.

As part of the commencement exercises, Dr. Thomas R. Morris, Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia will address the graduating class. In addition, the colors will be presented by the Bethel High School JROTC, and music will be provided by the York River Concert Band. Commencement is not a mandatory function but officials at Thomas Nelson Community College expect approximately 550 graduate candidates to participate in the ceremony.

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