For Immediate Release
June 15, 2018
Lower Columbia College's 82nd annual Commencement will take place on Friday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Kelso High School's Schroeder Field.
This year's Commencement speaker is Max Anderson, owner and operator (with brother John Anderson) of Anderson & Anderson, an investment advisory firm located in Longview. Anderson served a combined 17 years on the LCC Foundation Board and Board of Trustees. He is also a former coach of the women's soccer team. Anderson & Anderson currently serves as the investment advisory firm for the LCC Foundation.
Approximately 375 LCC students are expected to participate in the ceremony, which is a celebration of degree and certificate student completers in addition to those earning their high school credentials. Over a hundred faculty and staff, in addition to college administration, will also be in attendance. Approximately 2,000 guests are also expected.
LCC is expecting to award the following credentials this year (numbers subject to grade verification at the end of spring quarter):
LCC's four Scholastic Achievement Award winners for the year will be recognized during the ceremony. Scholastic Achievement Awards are presented to the students graduating with the highest grade point average and most rigorous coursework in academic transfer and professional-technical programs. The four winners were selected from a group of 20 LCC students graduating this year with 4.0 grade point averages.
Graduates and guests are invited to attend a reception sponsored by the LCC Foundation following the ceremony.
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