Bill is co-founder, president and vice chairman of Express Employment Professionals. In 2014, Express helped more than 456,000 people find jobs through 725 franchises located in three countries.
Stoller is also president of The Stoller Group, owning 23 Express offices in Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and California. He also owns Xenium, a professional employer organization, and the Stoller Family Estate, a vineyard and winery located on nearly 400 acres in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley.
1904 Allen Street in Kelso, WA
Guests may be seated in the Stadium starting at 5 pm.
No pets (except service animals) are allowed.
Strollers must be left outside the stadium, so plan ahead.
For accommodation of disability or special-needs, please contact Disability Support Services. Only official service animals are allowed at the ceremony, so please do not bring pets unless they are recognized by Washington State law as service animals. Comfort animals do not qualify.
The deadline for ordering your cap and gown is May 5.
Please see the helpful students at the Student Activities window located in the first-floor lobby of the Student Center. They will collect the information to receive your cap and gown.
If you have any questions please contact Justin Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360.442.2440
Pick up at Diversity & Equity Center located in the Student Center (second floor lobby).
Graduates who have earned an Associate Degree with a GPA of 3.5 or above will receive an honor cord. Veteran graduates will receive their military cord.
June 12 - 15, 9 am - 5 pm
June 16, 9 am - 1 pm
Graduates who have earned an associates degree with a GPA of 3.5 or above will receive an honor cord. Veteran graduates will receive their military cord.
Beginning May 8.
LCC staff will assist you in lining up in processional order. The ceremony takes place outside regardless of weather, so please dress appropriately.
Only graduating students will be allowed in the South Gym, so please advise your guests and family accordingly. (Bringing valuables is not recommended i.e. purses/wallets.) Restrooms are located in the main building (turn left as you exit the gym to locate restrooms).
In the gym, check in at the table marked with the first letter of your last name to pick up and fill out your name card. Write down how you want your name announced. If the pronunciation of any party of your name is a challenge, write the name phonetically.
Please complete the back of the name card; it's how the photographer will contact you about your pictures.
Tassels go on your right prior to graduation; you will be instructed during the ceremony to move it to the left to indicate you have graduated.
Only GED & High School Completion students will need to return their (BLUE) gowns to the South Gym when the ceremony is over. All others may keep their (RED) gowns.
Please dress and behave appropriately; this is a celebration but also a formal event. Please note that there are a number of students from Eastern Washington University participating in our ceremony (who are graduating from programs via the LCC University Center).
Graduates and their families and guests are invited to attend an Alumni Reception located in the quad area outside the stadium immediately following the Commencement Ceremony. Enjoy connecting with other graduates, take more photos, and enjoy coffee and cookies courtesy of the Lower Columbia College Foundation Alumni Association.
Allow plenty of time to park and walk to the Gym; parking will be congested!
Parking available at Kelso High School, Coweeman Middle School, St. Mary's Church, and Tam O-Shanter Park (south of stadium).
To locate transit options please see Google Maps/Transit.
At the Commencement rehearsal graduates can provide contact information, either email or mailing address, to receive photo proofs and instructions on how to purchase copies.
Alternatively graduates may pre-register with GradImages prior to the event at gradimages.com/Preregistration.
Candid photos of the ceremony taken by LCC will be posted on flickr.com/Graduation a few weeks after the ceremony. These photos may be downloaded, printed and shared via email and social media.