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MJC grad ceremonies this Friday
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MODESTO — Modesto Junior College will hold its 92nd Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in the Stadium on East Campus. 

A reception for MJC graduates and their guests will be held immediately following the graduation ceremony in the Student Center Rotunda. Both the ceremony and reception are free and open to the public. 

 MJC will have awarded an approximate total of 1,268 Associates Degrees to 1,047 individuals during the 2013-2014 academic year, pending recipients’ successful completion of the spring semester. Additionally, 380 certificates of achievement will be awarded to 330 students for this academic year. Approximately 400 of these graduates plan to participate in MJC’s annual Commencement Ceremony. 

Addressing the Class of 2014 will be graduating student Carissa Autry, who will give a speech entitled “Milestones.” Autry, a native of Modesto and graduate of Beyer High School, studied speech communication at MJC and is a member of the MJC Speech and Debate Team. 

MJC graduates and their family and friends are invited to attend the annual Graduation Luncheon on Friday, May 2 at 12 noon in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on West Campus. The luncheon will feature graduating student Elizabeth De La Cruz as the keynote speaker, and presentation of the Honors Scholar Award and honor society awards from Phi Theta Kappa and Alpha Gamma Sigma. Luncheon tickets must be purchased in advance and are available for $12 each in the Pirates’ Bookstore on East Campus.

For more information on MJC’s graduation contact the Public Information Office at 209.575.6866.