A gymnasium full of Shoreline Community College students became Shoreline Community College graduates at the 51st Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, June 7, 2015.
With the bleachers and overflow rooms packed, the event was presided over by President Cheryl Roberts, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Bob Francis and Board of Trustees Chair Tom Lux. Joining them on stage were student speaker Abebaw Tekeste and faculty speaker Rachel David.
Honored during the program were Student Service Award recipients Tekeste, Justin Collins, Konstantin, Grinev and Riadiani Marcelita. Professor Emeritus was conferred on Larry Cheng, Gillian Lewis and Sharon Stewart. Emeritus status was also recognized posthumously for Linda Barnes, Erin Walker and Troy Wolff.
Music was provided by the Shoreline Concert Band under the direction of Ken Noreen with graduate Katherine Poor singing the national anthem.