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Twenty-Fourth Graduating Class To Be Honored At Commencement Ceremony

Posted May 2, 2019 at 3:44 pm

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will be holding a Commencement Ceremony for the Twenty-Fourth Graduating Class on Saturday, May 11th, in their Richland Campus Auditorium. The Ceremony will begin at 10:00am.

Student Senate President Anthony Cornetti, of Nanty Glo, will be giving this year’s Commencement Address. Mr. Cornetti will obtain an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences – History during the ceremony.

He has been very active during his time at Pennsylvania Highlands. He was a member of the 2017-2018 WPCC Championship Men’s Basketball Team, member of the X-Files Club, and served as the Student Senate President. Anthony is also a member of both the National Society of Leadership and Success and Phi Theta Kappa. During his tenure, he made the WPCC Academic Team and the All-Pennsylvania Academic Team.

Anthony Cornetti will share his story to over 320 graduates who are planning to be in attendance. Also addressing the graduates will be Penn Highlands Community College President Dr. Walter Asonevich, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees Greg Winger, Cambria County President Commissioner Thomas Chernisky, and Faculty Senate Vice President Daniella Cope.

In addition to awarding associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates at the ceremony, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will also present the Distinguished Graduate Award, which 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 in person, Commencement will be live streamed to the College’s Facebook page. Please join us in congratulating our Twenty-Fourth Graduating Class!