Cerro Coso Community College to Hold Commencement Exercise
April 30, 2010
The Cerro Coso Community College Commencement exercise is slated for
Friday, May 14 at 6 p.m. Commencement will be held in the Gym located
in the Raymond A. McCue Athletic Complex on the west side of College Heights
Blvd. in Ridgecrest.
Cerro Coso will be honoring nearly 250 eligible graduates from the IWV
Campus, Kern River Valley Center in Lake Isabella, South Kern Center at
Edwards Air Force Base, and the Eastern Sierra College Center located in
Bishop and Mammoth Lakes.
Ridgecrest Chief of Police Ron Strand has been selected as the Alumni
Association's Distinguished Speaker. He is a 1995 graduate of Cerro
Coso Community College earning an Associate Degree in Administration of
Justice. He also holds a Bachelors degree from the University of La Verne in
Organizational Management. He has been with the Ridgecrest Police
Department nearly 25 years and is an excellent example of what hard work,
determination and a higher education can do for your future.
Assistant Secretary of the Navy, (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) Juan Garcia
is expected to be in attendance and will address the graduates.
The Jazz Tones a twelve member musical group from the Kern River Valley will
be performing a pre-commencement concert.
"Cerro Coso is very proud of its graduates, and we would like to extend a
warm invitation to the community to join us in honoring their outstanding
accomplishment," stated Cerro Coso President, Dr. Mary Retterer.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Natalie Dorrell, Public Information (760) 384-6260