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Commencement Set For Friday, May 13th (Twenty-Seventh Graduating Class)

Posted May 4, 2022 at 10:48 am

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will be holding a Commencement Ceremony for the Twenty-Seventh Graduating Class on Friday, May 13th, in their Richland Campus Auditorium (101 Community College Way, Johnstown, PA). The ceremony will begin at 7 PM.

Student Senate President Sydney Sheredy, of Northern Cambria, will be giving this year’s Commencement Address. Ms. Sheredy will obtain an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences during the ceremony.

She has been very active during her time at Pennsylvania Highlands. She is the President of Phi Theta Kappa, the world’s largest and most prestigious honor society for two-year college students, as well as a member of the inaugural softball team and the Ebensburg Activities Club. As the Student Senate President, Sydney is the Student Trustee and serves on the Academic Affairs/Student Services Committee and is an active member of the Pennsylvania Highlands Board of Trustees.

Sydney Sheredy will share her message with the nearly 200 graduates who are planning to be in attendance. Also addressing the graduates will be Penn Highlands Community College President Dr. Steve Nunez, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees Greg Winger, Cambria County President Commissioner Thomas Chernisky, and Faculty Senate President Joe Slifko.

In addition to awarding associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates at the ceremony, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will also present the Distinguished Graduate Award. This award honors a student who has contributed his or her time and effort to Pennsylvania Highlands and the community while maintaining a high level of academic performance.

For those unable to attend, you may watch this year’s live stream of Commencement through one of two ways:

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College looks forward to honoring the Twenty-Seventh Graduating Class.