Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will be holding Commencement for the Twentieth Graduating Class on Saturday, May 9th, in the College’s Richland Campus Auditorium. The Ceremony will begin at 10:00am. This year’s Commencement will be streamed live, click here to view the event.
This year’s commencement address will be given by Larry Caprous. Mr. Caprous has an extensive history with the College, beginning with his tenure as the first ever Chairperson of the Cambria County Area Community College Board of Trustees. He served as a College Trustee for seven years, and also served as the President of the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Foundation Board.
Mr. Caprous will speak to over 250 graduates, sharing information on the history of the College and the importance of utilizing your skills and abilities to better serve the community. Also addressing the graduates will be College President Dr. Walter Asonevich, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees John Skelley, Cambria County President Commissioner Doug Lengenfelder, Faculty Senate Chair Wes McMichael, and Student Senate President R. Patrick Lehman.
In addition to awarding associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates at the ceremony, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will also present the Distinguished Graduate Award, which honors a student who has contributed his or her time and effort to Pennsylvania Highlands and the community while maintaining a high level of academic performance.
Please join us in congratulating our Twentieth Graduating Class!