52nd Commencement to be celebrated in Douglas on May 12


Cochise College will hold its 52nd Commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the Douglas Campus.

The ceremony will take place on the lawn next to the Charles Di Peso Library. Online streaming will be available on the Cochise College website to allow viewers to see everything from the processional to the last graduate crossing the stage.

This year, the college selected two students to address the class of 2017. Christian Frazier, from Cochise County, and Hiram Martinez, also from Cochise County, were named to the All-Arizona First Team. Nearly 300 students are expected to participate in the event.

Motorists should be aware of heavier-than-usual traffic in the area. Those attending graduation will be directed by campus security. Commencement exercises begin at 7 p.m., but the campus will begin to fill with cars around 5 p.m.

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