Governor to speak at commencement

Laramie County Community College's graduation ceremony will be held in the Cheyenne Civic Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 5.

The speaker will be Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead. He was nominated through Associated Student Government, who worked with the president's office to choose the speaker.

Mead is Wyoming's 32nd governor and was born in Jackson. Raised on his family's ranch in Teton County, he earned a bachelor's degree from Trinity University in San Antonio and a law degree from the University of Wyoming.

On May 3, SAGE TRiO will hold a graduation from 6–8 p.m. in the Center for Conferences and Institutes, Room 130, and on May 4, a physical therapist assistant pinning will be held from 7–9 p.m. in Health Science Building, Room 111–113.

Also on May 5, a GED commencement will begin at 10 a.m., and a nurses' pinning ceremony will be at 1 p.m. in the Cheyenne Civic Center.

Students who are graduating may pick up their invitations, caps and gowns at the LCCC bookstore through May 4.

This year's graduation will be the same as ceremonies in previous years, and 350 students applied to graduate.

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