Six local graduates received specific college degrees and certificates at the June 19th San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College commencement held Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Brickworks in Friday Harbor.
The graduates honored this year were:
· April Esposito: AAS Degree in Marine Maintenance & ABYC/NMEA certificates
· Summer Groseclose: AA-DTA Degree
· Anna Nelson: AA-DTA Degree
· Daisy Roth: AA-DTA Degree
· Ryan Schaefer: AA-DTA Degree
· Quentin Wheatley: AAS Degree in Marine Maintenance & ABYC/NMEA certificates
The President of Skagit Valley College, Dr. Thomas Keegan, officiated the event with Skagit Valley College Board of Trustee members also in attendance. April Esposito spoke on behalf of her graduating class and Victoria Compton, Executive Director of the San Juan Islands EDC, was the community speaker. William Weissinger and Susie Hale, both poetry students at the San Juan Center, each recited an original poem. Teddy Deane and Jonathan Piff provided background music and a fun and jazzy rendition of Pomp and Circumstance.
The San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College commencement is always a meaningful and fun community event. Celebrating and supporting these graduates of 2019 was a large audience of community members, family and friends.
Congratulations to the 2019 graduates of the San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College.