Six graduate from Skagit

  • Fri Jun 28th, 2019 7:21pm
  • Life

Submitted by the San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College

The San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College is pleased to announce six local graduates have received specific college degrees and certificates at the June 19 commencement in Friday Harbor. The San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College commencement is always a meaningful and fun community event. Celebrating and supporting these graduates of 2019 was a large audience of community members, family and friends.

The graduates honored this year were:

• April Esposito: associate of applied science degree in marine maintenance and American Boat and Yacht Council/National Marine Electronics Association certificates

• Summer Groseclose: associate of arts, direct transfer agreement.

• Anna Nelson: associate of arts, direct transfer agreement.

• Daisy Roth: associate of arts, direct transfer agreement.

• Ryan Schaefer: associate of arts, direct transfer agreement.

• Quentin Wheatley: associate of applied science degree. Degree in Marine Maintenance a American Boat and Yacht Council/National Marine Electronics Association certificates.

The president of Skagit Valley College, Dr. Thomas Keegan, officiated the event with Skagit Valley College Board of Trustee members also in attendance. April Esposito spoke on behalf of her graduating class and Victoria Compton, Executive Director of the San Juan Islands EDC, was the community speaker. William Weissinger and Susie Hale, both poetry students at the San Juan Center, each recited an original poem. Teddy Deane and Jonathan Piff provided background music and a fun and jazzy rendition of Pomp and Circumstance.