Cerro Coso Community College hosts 49th annual commencement ceremony
Cerro Coso's Coyote Corner
June 10, 2023
Cerro Coso Community College is proud to have hosted our 49th annual commencement celebration on May 12. Many speakers offered words of inspiration and encouragement to the graduating class, including Kern Community College District Trustee Christina Scrivner, Cerro Coso President Dr. Sean Hancock and Class of 2023 students Elajae Lee and Jeremiah Lillion.
A grand total of 564 students graduated this year. That total includes all graduates from our campuses in Ridgecrest, Tehachapi, Bishop and Mammoth, as well as our online campus.
From the Tehachapi area, we had a total of 78 graduates in the Class of 2023. This includes 24 Tehachapi High School students who are graduating with either Associate's degrees or certificates, six Phi Theta Kappa graduates, three students graduating with Honors and two military veterans Many of our students were able to complete more than one Associate's degree and/or certificate.
Cerro Coso Community College is committed to providing its students with high-quality education and resources that prepare them for successful careers and fulfilling lives. The annual commencement ceremony is a symbol of this commitment, and the college looks forward to continuing this tradition for years to come.