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College of the Mainland Commencement Ceremonies Planned for May 12
Press Release
Wednesday, May 09, 2018

(Texas City) —  The College of the Mainland will host its spring commencement on Saturday, May 12 with more than 900 students scheduled to receive 948 awards during two scheduled ceremonies at Abundant Life Center in La Marque. 

The first ceremony is slated from 10 a.m. to noon for those receiving Associate of Applied Science and Texas High School Equivalency certificates. The second ceremony is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for Associate of Science, Associate of Arts and Associate of Arts in Teaching.  

Speakers will include students Rose Pipkin and Maizie Fernandes as well as alumni Evan Starke and Autumn White.  

By the numbers:

629 – Associate degrees awarded

243 – Certificates awarded

59 – Continuing Education certificates awarded

17 – Marketable Skills awards

2 – 76-year-old graduates (both also received awards last year)

58 – Collegiate High School graduates

25 – Students under age 18

3 – Students who are celebrating their birthday on May 12 

Last year, College of the Mainland had 808 students who received 850 awards.


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